LOUISVILLE, KY. (WDRB) – A 7-year-old child was briefly trapped inside a car in an accident that occurred in Floyd County, Ind. Monday morning.
According to Maj. Jeff Topping of the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened when a car hit a tree at 7:13 o’clock in the morning along Alonzo Smith Road in the vicinity of John Pectol Road.
The driver was able to leave the vehicle leaving behind a child. The 7-year-old kid was freed by the emergency crew from the car, then transported to Floyd Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Investigation of the mishap is ongoing.
Less than a week ago, in Butler, a woman and two children were airlifted by a helicopter ambulance to the hospital after a two-car accident in Pendleton County.
Officers reported that the driver identified as Ryan Feltner, age 19, was traveling northbound on U.S. 27 in a black 2000 Dodge pick-up truck, when he hit a Chevrolet Cavalier operated by 29 years old, Amy MaGee.
MaGee was about to negotiate a left turn onto Charles Drive, when Feltner rear-ended her car as he was not anticipating her car to stop.
The crash took place in the Butler area, just north of Falmouth, Kentucky, around 6 o’clock in late afternoon.
There were two children, ages 4 and 13, in the backseat of the Cavalier. The two children sustained injuries and were airlifted by ambulance helicopter to Children’s Hospital. MaGee was also air lifted by ambulance helicopter to the University Hospital.
Feltner, the driver of the pick-up truck had no injuries.
Pending result of investigation, no word yet on the condition of the victims.
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