Traffic warden targets mum as she fights for baby’s life

Parking attendant badgers woman to move car with choking son inside

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A mum has claimed a traffic warden kept badgering her to move her car, while she was trying to save the life of her choking baby.

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Suzanne Whalley, 36, had stopped on double yellow lines in Salisbury after she heard her 9-month-old son gasping for breath.

“Christien was having real trouble breathing and had started to turn blue. It was a complete emergency. Then the parking warden tapped on my window and demanded I moved my car. I was trying to save my son’s life,” said Suzanne.

The incident left Suzanne’s other children, 7-year-old Nathan and 5-year-old Keira, in tears.

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Wiltshire Council is investigating the incident. A spokeswoman said, “The officer was sympathetic once he realised the situation and offered to call an ambulance but the woman refused. No parking notice was issued.”

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