Nanny backs into baby in car seat

Posted at 4:34 PM, Apr 25, 2012
and last updated 2012-04-26 09:42:34-04

CLICK FOR UPDATE: Nanny charged after backing car into baby’s car seat.

HENRICO, Va. (WTVR)—Henrico police and park spokesperson say a nanny hit a 4-month old baby at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden at 2:30 Wednesday afternoon.

Police say the nanny placed the infant into a car seat, but did not put the seat into the car, and proceeded to back into the car seat, which was left on the right back side of the car.

CBS was told that the nanny called 911. The baby has been taken to VCU Medical Center.

The parents are at the hospital now, and the baby is reported to have bruises and scrapes but is otherwise okay.

The baby is a girl and the other child at the scene is a 2-year-old boy.

The Volvo driven by the nanny is owned by the parents of the children. She could face charges for reckless driving, or child neglect although no charges have been made yet.