7-year-old girl injured in car wreck


A s of Thursday morning the young girl is still hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.

Traffic Investigations have provided more information about the wreck.

The child was a passenger in the back seat of a silver 2008 Mazda that was turning north on Bell to westbound on Morton at the time of the accident. A gray 2001 Cadillac was southbound on Bell. The Mazda failed to grant right-of-way turning left, and the front of the Cadillac struck the passenger side of the Mazda. That crash pushed the Mazda into a red Kia that was stopped at a stop sign on Morton at Bell. The driver of the Cadillac suffered what was described as a non-incapacitating injury. There were two occupants in the Kia, neither was injured. The report indicates that everyone in the accident was wearing a seat belt.

Previously Reported:

In a News Release, Amarillo Police said the 7-year-old girl was rushed into surgery. She remained in critical condition at the time this story was updated.

Previously Reported:

Amarillo Police are investigating an accident that sent a 7-year-old girl to the hospital with life threatening injuries.

The three car accident happened Wednesday afternoon at Bell and Morton. Witnesses say the young girl was injured in the wreck, CPR was administered immediately after the wreck.

The little girl was transported to the hospital with life threatening injuries. Five others were involved, as of right now there is no word on their condition.

Pronews 7 will continue to follow this wreck and let you know any new details when they are available.