Corpus Christi – Child Ejected from Car after a Collision on SH 358
Posted on Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 at 8:46 am
The Corpus Christi Police Department is conducting an investigation about a vehicle accident on State Highway 358 which resulted in injuries a child, Saturday afternoon.
Initial reports show that the incident took place just before 6:00 p.m. along the westbound lanes of SH 358 near Everhart Road. According to responding officers, a passenger, who was identified only as a seven-year-old child, was ejected from one of the three vehicles due to the force of the impact. The child was immediately transported to an area hospital where he received proper medical care. His condition was not immediately disclosed.
How the crash took place remains unclear at this time. Meanwhile, the driver of the vehicle who has a child passenger was cited for not properly restraining the victim.
No other injuries were reported.
Anyone who could provide information about the case should get in contact with Corpus Christi investigators.
Our deepest sympathies to the victim of this unfortunate event. We strongly believe that the Corpus Christi Police Department will do everything to bring those responsible to justice.
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