15-Year-Old Unlicensed Driver Involved in Crash near Sunrise Avenue
MODESTO, CA (January 17, 2019) – An infant and a teenager were hospitalized Thursday morning following a two-vehicle crash on East Orangeburg Avenue.
As per reports, the incident happened near Sunrise Avenue, at about 8:45 AM. A Jeep Compass, driven by an unlicensed 15-year-old girl, attempted to make a left turn when it pulled into the path of an eastbound Subaru Outback.
The woman driving the Outback did not sustain injuries in the collision. Meanwhile, the Jeep driver and her infant passenger were both transported to a hospital as a precaution. Further updates on their current medical conditions were not provided.
Investigators believe that the teen’s unsafe turn caused the crash. An investigation is ongoing to determine the events that led to the collision and to identify other possible contributing factors. Additional information will be released once it becomes available.
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