Costco crash: Ruth Burger, driver of car, charged with criminal negligence

A 65-year-old woman faces chargesin the July 25 crash outside a London, Ont., Costco store that resulted in the death of two young sisters.

Danah McKinnon-Bozek's 2 daughters died from injuries caused by car crashing into store

A pregnant woman and her two young children were among those rushed to hospital on July 25 after the driver of a red Monte Carlo reversed through the front entrance of a local Costco store. On Friday, police announced charges against the 65-year-old driver. (Mike Sloan/Twitter)

A woman is facing charges in connection with a car crash at a London, Ont., Costco store that killed two sisters, and injured a third sister and their mother.

Police said Ruth Burger, 65, of London, Ont., is charged with criminal negligence causing death in relation to the death of Addison Hall, 6.

The girl, along with her pregnant mother and her three-year-old sister, were struck by a car that crashed through the doors of the store on July 25.

Burger is also charged with two counts of criminal negligence causing bodily harm in relation to the injuries sustained by the girl's mother and younger sister.

The mother, Danah McKinnon-Bozek, was eight months pregnant and her baby was delivered by emergency C-section immediately after the crash, but died in hospital on Aug. 1.

London police Sgt. Amanda Pfeffer said the mother has been released from hospital, while her three-year-old daughter Miah remains in hospital in good condition

Two other people injured in the crash and the driver of the car were treated and released from hospital.

With files from The Canadian Press