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Driver backs into mother, drags toddler in stroller

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Michigan police are looking for the driver of a van who backed into a woman pushing a stroller before proceeding to drive off.

The incident was caught on a security camera. Arriena Currier can be seen pushing a stroller with her 1-year old son, Elijah.

They were in the parking lot of a store on June 25 when a van backed into her.

The driver dragged the stroller a short distance before stopping briefly to allow the mother to get the child out of the stroller before driving off.

"It was scary and terrifying because I was so close to losing my son," Currier told NBC's Today Show. "I knew I had to get up, go after him and save him."

The child was not injured. Arriena suffered a scraped knee.

"My grandma says that someone was watching over us and it wasn't our time to go yet," she told the Today Show.

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