A one month old was taken to Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston after being a passenger of a car that went airborne, Port Arthur Police reported.
At approximately 6:15 p.m. Tuesday a witness called Port Arthur Police after seeing a small Nissan truck heading east on Procter St. from 9th Ave weaving across lanes of traffic.
The Nissan lost control and traveled through a ditch before going airborne and striking a tree in the 4600 block of Procter St, Port Arthur police reported.
The driver of the Nissan, a 22-year-old woman from Port Neches, was life flighted to Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. The one-month-old was initially taken to Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont, but transferred to Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston.
Police said they are unsure of the extent of the injuries the driver and baby sustained in the accident.
Port Arthur Police Department Advanced Accident Investigation Team are still investigating the accident.