Perth pregnant woman talks about the moment she was hit by an out-of-control ute

The pregnant woman, who asked to remain anonymous, was on her way to her eight-week scan at the Balcatta Radiological Clinic when she was hit by a Holden ute that came out of the parking lot.

The footage shows the driver carefully pulling into a parking space before the driver is believed to have stepped on the accelerator, causing the vehicle to fly through a bollard and hit the pregnant woman.

Perth's mother-to-be was on her way to her eight-week checkup when an out-of-control truck hit her in the parking lot of a medical clinic.
Perth’s mother-to-be was on her way to her eight-week checkup when an out-of-control truck hit her in the parking lot of a medical clinic. (9 News)

“It was sudden. It was shocking. It was so bad,” she said.

The woman and her partner have yet to tell loved ones about the pregnancy, with the test she was having first.

“I was yelling like ‘stop,'” she said, describing the moment the car came toward her.

“It was like someone was trying to kill me. I know he wasn’t trying, but that’s how I felt at the time.”

The 25-year-old says that if she had taken a few more steps she would have been directly in the center of the UTE path.

The reason she didn’t walk anymore was because she was waiting for her husband, who had stayed behind to get his water bottle. This delay potentially saved her and her baby’s lives.

The pregnant woman from Perth says that if she had taken a few more steps she would have been halfway to the car when it reached the medical clinic.
The pregnant woman from Perth says that if she had taken a few more steps she would have been halfway to the car when it reached the medical clinic. (9 News)

“It would have been too bad, I can’t even imagine,” she said.

“I was very traumatized yesterday because I was worried about the baby.”

A rescheduled exam on Thursday showed both mother and baby were safe.

The only wound the woman suffered was a grazed foot.

“I was just looking at the baby and feeling relaxed. I was really happy,” she said.

“Looks like this is going to be our miracle baby.”

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