1-year-old and 3-year-old hurt after allegedly speeding driver crashes into tree


HOUSTON, TX – A driver and two young children were injured in southwest Houston after a speeding vehicle collided with a tree on Tuesday morning, according to KTRK.

The accident occurred in the 5000 block of S Braeswood Boulevard, near S Rice Avenue, at about 10:30 a.m., when a driver traveling at over 100 mph crashed into a tree.

The driver, a 3-year-old, and 1-year-old were injured as a result. The children were reportedly sitting in the back of the vehicle without being properly restrained in a car seat.

The 1-year-old was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries and was admitted into surgery.

The driver and the 3-year-old suffered non-critical wounds and were brought to the hospital for treatment.

The name of the driver has not yet been released.

Authorities continue to investigate the accident at this time.

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