Child ejected in two car crash south of Salinas

3-year-old flown to hospital

Child ejected in two car crash south of Salinas

SALINAS, Calif. - UPDATE: 8/16/2018 8:23 a.m. A 3-year-old boy was ejected from a vehicle in a two car crash just south of Salinas. 

According to the California Highway Patrol, a Ford F-150 truck was attempting to make a left turn on Highway 101 near Spence Road when a delivery truck going north struck it. The F-150 spun out of control and the boy was ejected from the F-150 and landed on a northbound lane. 

The accident occurred around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. 

The Smart 72 delivery truck was blocking the northbound lanes and at least one lane going south was also blocked. 

The CHP said the child was in a booster seat but not properly fastened in the vehicle at the time of the crash. The 3-year-old was flown to Santa Clara Valley Medical Center where he remains in stable condition. 

The 3-year-old boy, his mom and the driver of the Ford are from King City. 




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