2-Year-Old Child Bleeding After Crash with Dump Truck on 10 Freeway in Ontario
ONTARIO, CA (December 20, 2018) – A baby was injured following a traffic collision between a semi truck and a sedan Thursday morning in Ontario.
The collision happened around 6:57 a.m. on eastbound 10 Freeway, just West of 15 Freeway.
According to the CHP, a gray Chevrolet Subaru rear-ended a white dump truck, blocking several lanes of the freeway. Another big rig was possibly involved but did not stop after the crash.
Law enforcement arrived and found a 2-year-old child who was bleeding inside the SUV, possibly lost a tooth due to the impact.
The child was then transported by ambulance to a medical facility for immediate treatment.
Both the SUV and the truck were towed away from the wreckage.
A SigAlert was issued in the area, blocking several freeway lanes for about an hour while evidence from the scene was collected and photographed.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
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