A young child was rushed to a Sacramento Hospital after a car accident in North San Juan, Monday morning. CHP Public Information Officer Marc Morrison says the driver reached for something in the car and failed to make a turn on Tyler Foote Road. The 1997 Mitsubishi went across the road and hit a tree. Officer Morrison says there were two children were in the car and both suffered injuries.
“An eight year old girl in the right front seat suffered a near amputation of one of her fingers. They were able to fly her out to Davis Medical Center. There was another five year old boy in the rear seat and unfortunately he was not seat belted in a child seat whatsoever.”
The eight year old was taken to University California Davis by helicopter. The young boy was not wearing any type of restraint he was taken to Sierra Nevada Hospital for treatment. The driver was not seriously injured. The accident remains under investigation.