Knoxville mom upset by video showing ...

Knoxville mom upset by video showing New Hampshire boy almost hit by car at bus stop

There are 17 comments on the WATE-TV Knoxville story from Sep 10, 2018, titled Knoxville mom upset by video showing New Hampshire boy almost hit by car at bus stop. In it, WATE-TV Knoxville reports that:

Ellie Whitesell is upset by a video taken in New Hampshire. The video shows two young boys in New Hampshire waiting for the school bus with their mom.

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omg

Tate, GA

#1 Sep 10, 2018
Knoxville just had a kid hit crossing the street by an effin moron driving a truck who decided that the woman in front of him who actually stopped at a crosswalk was holding him up, so he pulled around her and stuck the boy in the crosswalk. Responding officer just looked at the boy and said he was okay and didn't need an ambulance, but a lady insisted, and the kid was taken to the hospital where he needed surgery. We have some of the worst drivers in our area.
oh my gosh

New York, NY

#2 Sep 10, 2018
This is such big, big news.... BTW, sounds like you have some of the worst cops.
just the facts maam

Tate, GA

#3 Sep 11, 2018
oh my gosh wrote:
This is such big, big news.... BTW, sounds like you have some of the worst cops.
We have an ignorant, misguided liberal democrat mayor who picks out our police chief based on politics, gender, and not qualifications. We have to end the mayor's regime to start improving the city.
JReb

United States

#4 Sep 11, 2018
oh my gosh wrote:
This is such big, big news.... BTW, sounds like you have some of the worst cops.
Why do you hate America! You should be ashamed!
Grimys dinner buckit

United States

#5 Sep 11, 2018
im upset too cuz i did not get to see it . can some one post it so we all can enjoy it . thank you Grimy
Knoxville Rules

Louisville, TN

#7 Sep 12, 2018
Stopping for pedestrians in a crosswalk is considered a option in Knoxville. Marked crosswalks are just a warning to drivers they may damaged their vehicle when the elderly or children walk into the road.
knox knoc

New York, NY

#8 Sep 12, 2018
Funny and true
splo

Maryville, TN

#9 Sep 12, 2018
omg wrote:
Knoxville just had a kid hit crossing the street by an effin moron driving a truck who decided that the woman in front of him who actually stopped at a crosswalk was holding him up, so he pulled around her and stuck the boy in the crosswalk. Responding officer just looked at the boy and said he was okay and didn't need an ambulance, but a lady insisted, and the kid was taken to the hospital where he needed surgery. We have some of the worst drivers in our area.
Boy did you ever get it all wrong lol. The Mother of the child stopped in an illegal lane, sent the kid out around the front of the car, kid steps out in front of the truck, which was traveling slowly and in his legal lane. Knoxville Police called an ambulance for the child a cited the Mother.
jreb shortneck

North York, Canada

#10 Sep 12, 2018
JReb wrote:
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Why do you hate America! You should be ashamed!
And you got all of this out of that post !!!!
JReb

United States

#11 Sep 12, 2018
splo wrote:
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Boy did you ever get it all wrong lol. The Mother of the child stopped in an illegal lane, sent the kid out around the front of the car, kid steps out in front of the truck, which was traveling slowly and in his legal lane. Knoxville Police called an ambulance for the child a cited the Mother.
I bet if the police looked at her google history they would find that she searched for things like "child free lifestyle" and "how to make it look like an accident".
omg

Tate, GA

#12 Sep 12, 2018
splo wrote:
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Boy did you ever get it all wrong lol. The Mother of the child stopped in an illegal lane, sent the kid out around the front of the car, kid steps out in front of the truck, which was traveling slowly and in his legal lane. Knoxville Police called an ambulance for the child a cited the Mother.
Actually, I got it exactly right, the incident I was speaking of was near sarah moore greene school while the one in the kns was at vine middle. Some of you are limited to just the news reported by our local rag and stations who either deliberately don't report all the news or the 3rd grade girl reporter had a soccer match that day?

There is a deliberate attempt to doctor/censor local news to protect dems, the mayor, and some others. I wholeheartedly support the knox county sheriff's office, but noticed that they have stopped putting addresses for arrestees on their web site. These have been useful to distinguish people with similar names and by local neighborhood watch groups to be aware of criminals in their neighborhoods. Spangler - we supported you and you are hiding facts and like kpd, encrypting radio traffic to hide officer mischief. Please err on the side of transparency and not coverups like we have seen in the past. If local media had any investigative reporters, they would look into who got paid for the new radio system for kfd, kpd, and kcso. It will be a tough job for anyone to root out corruption, but spangler and eve have their work cut our for them. Restoring the radio traffic and addresses would be a step forward to the light.
Rare agreement

Woodbridge, NJ

#13 Sep 12, 2018
Post # 12 ; Spangler - we supported you and you are hiding facts and like kpd, encrypting radio traffic to hide officer mischief. Please err on the side of transparency and not coverups like we have seen in the past. If local media had any investigative reporters, they would look into who got paid for the new radio system for kfd, kpd, and kcso. It will be a tough job for anyone to root out corruption, but spangler and eve have their work cut our for them. Restoring the radio traffic and addresses would be a step forward to the light.

I agree with almost nothing you say but this part of your post I agree with. It is very dangerous for a free society to have a secret police force !! Of course there are some communications that need to be encrypted with a citizen board approval. Some cities have this board. The community needs and should know what their police are doing.
ThomasA

Guntersville, AL

#14 Sep 13, 2018
Knoxville Rules wrote:
Stopping for pedestrians in a crosswalk is considered a option in Knoxville. Marked crosswalks are just a warning to drivers they may damaged their vehicle when the elderly or children walk into the road.
Some people think it's an option in Gatlinburg too . Drivers come on through the crosswalks even with people in the middle of the street. The old "I'm from out of town and didn't know I had to stop" excuse doesn't hold water. The crosswalks are clearly marked with big signs so maybe more tickets would help spread the word to STOP!
Shannonjoelsqura

La Vergne, TN

#17 Sep 13, 2018
omg wrote:
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Actually, I got it exactly right, the incident I was speaking of was near sarah moore greene school while the one in the kns was at vine middle. Some of you are limited to just the news reported by our local rag and stations who either deliberately don't report all the news or the 3rd grade girl reporter had a soccer match that day?

There is a deliberate attempt to doctor/censor local news to protect dems, the mayor, and some others. I wholeheartedly support the knox county sheriff's office, but noticed that they have stopped putting addresses for arrestees on their web site. These have been useful to distinguish people with similar names and by local neighborhood watch groups to be aware of criminals in their neighborhoods. Spangler - we supported you and you are hiding facts and like kpd, encrypting radio traffic to hide officer mischief. Please err on the side of transparency and not coverups like we have seen in the past. If local media had any investigative reporters, they would look into who got paid for the new radio system for kfd, kpd, and kcso. It will be a tough job for anyone to root out corruption, but spangler and eve have their work cut our for them. Restoring the radio traffic and addresses would be a step forward to the light.
Your correct ,there was two happenings up in here
Just Facts

United States

#18 Sep 13, 2018
ThomasA wrote:
<quoted text> Some people think it's an option in Gatlinburg too . Drivers come on through the crosswalks even with people in the middle of the street. The old "I'm from out of town and didn't know I had to stop" excuse doesn't hold water. The crosswalks are clearly marked with big signs so maybe more tickets would help spread the word to STOP!
Gatlinburg strictly enforces crosswalk laws, especially on locals! Out of town drivers follow locals on rules of the road. If locals are stopping at crosswalks, guest will do the same. Gatlinburg had a big problem with pedestrians being hit and with strong enforcement, that number has been greatly reduced. Before you spew your usual BS, provide some recent pedestrian accident data. No reply from me unless you have FACTS!
Grimys dinner buckit

United States

#19 Sep 13, 2018
Just Facts wrote:
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Gatlinburg strictly enforces crosswalk laws, especially on locals! Out of town drivers follow locals on rules of the road. If locals are stopping at crosswalks, guest will do the same. Gatlinburg had a big problem with pedestrians being hit and with strong enforcement, that number has been greatly reduced. Before you spew your usual BS, provide some recent pedestrian accident data. No reply from me unless you have FACTS!
you need to shut the hell up
ThomasA

Guntersville, AL

#20 Sep 13, 2018
Just Facts wrote:
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Gatlinburg strictly enforces crosswalk laws, especially on locals! Out of town drivers follow locals on rules of the road. If locals are stopping at crosswalks, guest will do the same. Gatlinburg had a big problem with pedestrians being hit and with strong enforcement, that number has been greatly reduced. Before you spew your usual BS, provide some recent pedestrian accident data. No reply from me unless you have FACTS!
Fact! I was there this past weekend for the Shades Car Show. I personally saw situations where people didn't stop for people already out in the clearly marked crosswalks as they should. Do you think there needs to be a body count before you believe it's happening? If so step out, keep walking and dare them not to stop .

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