The judge in Carly Rousso’s trial heard the anguished 911 call from a driver who saw Rousso run over and kill a 5-year-old girl, as well as saw video of the moment of impact, according to an article in the Chicago Tribune.
You can watch and listen to some of both in the video above, which may be unsuitable for some viewers.
Carly Rousso, then 18, drove her car across four lanes of Central Avenue in Highland Park Sept. 3, 2012, and is charged with striking and killing Jaclyn Santos-Sacramento, 5, as well as injuring other member of the victim’s family.
The little girl’s mother testified yesterday and Rousso wept when a photo of Jaclyn was placed on the judge’s bench, according to NBC Chicago.
Just before the trial began Tuesday, Rousso pleaded guilty to one of the charges against her. She still faces charges that she was driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Her lawyer is arguing that because the cleaning product she huffed is not listed as a legal intoxicant in Illinois, she can not be convicted on those more serious charges.
The trial will resume Thursday, according to the Tribune.