Woman, 3 children injured in Lufkin rollover crash
LUFKIN, Texas (KTRE) - A woman and three children were injured after a crash in Lufkin Thursday.
According to Lufkin police, the woman was southbound in the 1000 block of John Redditt Drive near Lockheed Martin around 3 p.m. when her Suburban left the road for an unknown reason.
Police said the vehicle barrel-rolled several times before crashing through a private-property gate. It then rolled several more times before coming to rest upright in a brushy field.
The woman and two of the children ages 5 and 8 were ejected from the vehicle while the third child, a 1-year-old, remained inside the SUV due to a car seat, according to witnesses. They were taken by ambulance to local hospitals with unknown injuries.
Police said as of 5 p.m., the woman and 5-year-old were being flown to out-of-town hospitals for further treatment.
A crash investigator estimated that the vehicle rolled at least seven times based on evidence at the scene. The cause of the accident remains under investigation.
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