Three Hospitialized in One Vehicle Accident

Occurred on 10/25/12, 2:40pm  Major Accident   1300 Navigation     C1208129

Police were called to the 1300 block of Navigation for a one vehicle accident in which a Jeep Grand Cherokee struck a traffic light pole.  The 21-year-old driver told Officers she was turning west onto Navigation when her brakes failed causing her to lose control and hit the pole.  The impact pushed the engine into the passenger compartment.

Two adult passengers were taken to Spohn Memorial, one with a fractured arm and the other with minor wounds.  A three-year-old was taken to Driscoll Children’s Hospital with life-threatening injuries. The driver and a one-year-old infant were uninjured.

The driver was cited for Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility.