Courts rule in accident case

By Katy Anderson

The driver who hit a University of Calgary nursing student and her daughter, seriously injuring the mother and killing the six-year-old, was aquitted last month.

Last January, Angela Ta, 18, faced three charges including careless driving. Ye Qiao Chang, 36, and Jenna Yingqian Chang lived in student family housing and were crossing 32 Ave. at 37 St. NW when Ta’s BMW entered the crosswalk, tossing the two 25 metres.

Passenger Yen Liew, testified Ta had both hands on the steering wheel. The judge ruled that she did not have enough time to stop. Chang’s father wants to appeal the decision and is asking witnesses to come forward.

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