Child Killed in Vehicle Crash in Montgomery, Alabama
MONTGOMERY, AL. – According to a news story reported online at wsfa.com, a child was killed in a vehicle crash that took place in Montgomery, Alabama. The circumstances of the accident have not been fully reported at this time, and the victim has not been named in current reports.*
The wreck occurred during the evening on February 17 on Eastern Boulevard in Montgomery. At approximately 7 p.m., a 2003 Chrysler Town and County van and a 2004 Toyota Camry were involved in a collision.
The events leading up to the accident are not entirely clear at this time. However, it appears that the Chrysler was traveling south on Eastern Boulevard and tried to make a left-turn at the intersection with Buckboard Road. The Toyota was traveling north on Eastern Boulevard at the same time and struck the Chrysler van as it was turning.
It is unclear whether the Chrysler drove into the path of the Toyota. Authorities have not yet reported on the factors involved in the crash or potential fault in the crash.
A child who was riding in the Chrysler sustained significant injuries in the wreck. Emergency responders at the scene rushed the child to a nearby hospital for medical treatment, but the child’s injuries were too severe. Officials tragically pronounced her dead after she arrived at the hospital. The child’s age and name have not been released.
The Montgomery Police Department reports that the other people involved in the accident suffered only minor injuries. They were also not identified. Officers have not reported additional information at this time.
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