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Oregon Driver Arrested For Towing Her Children In A Red Wagon

A mother is facing charges after police say she towed kids behind her vehicle in a wagon through a roundabout intersection in Springfield.A Springfield woman was arrested Wednesday evening and charged with two counts of reckless endangerment after multiple drivers reported a vehicle towing two young children in a small, plastic red wagon going around a busy roundabout multiple times during rush hour.At one point, witnesses told police that the 2-year-old began crying as the wagon went up on two wheels before Donohue stopped the vehicle and put that child in the auto with her and continued pulling the other two children behind her auto.Police say she told officers she was simply trying to show her children “a good time”.The children, ages 3 and 5, were not injured.The Springfield Police Department released a statement after the ordeal, and described how a witness saw two of the young children scared and crying while being towed.”I talked to a witness today that said she saw them go by her house in their neighborhood and they were going like 30 miles an hour”. One driver reported almost hitting the wagon, the police logs show.Officers were sent images of the 27-year-old’s 1999 Ford Taurus Station Wagon pulling a two-year-old girl, her four-year-old brother and their eight-year-old cousin along the road.She eventually stopped and put the wagon inside the Taurus and allegedly told one driver to “be an adult about it”, the logs state.Police have charged Donohue with two counts of reckless endangerment and a third count is pending.The Department of Human Services placed the two children with another person, police logs show.