Big Spring Boy Recovering after Being Ejected From a Car

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

HOWARD COUNTY - A Big Spring boy is recovering after he was ejected from a car in Howard County.

The crash happened near the intersection of Highway 350 and Hilltop Road on Saturday.

Troopers tell NewsWest 9, the boy was in a silver Buick with two adults when the driver 23-year-old Elias Ledesna ran a stop sign.

That's when a pickup slammed into the car sending the boy flying through the windshield.

The two adults in the car were treated and released at Scenic Mountain Medical Center.

Police charged the driver with two counts of intoxication assault and possession of a controlled substance.