Child Ejected In Rollover Accident

By Staff Report

NewsWest 9

JEFF DAVIS COUNTY - A child is recovering in the hospital Monday evening after being thrown from a vehicle.

It happened on state highway 17 in Jeff Davis County in between Marfa and Balmorhea.

We're told the driver went off the road and overcorrected. That caused the vehicle to rollover several times.

A 4-year-old inside the vehicle wasn't strapped down and was thrown out.

The child was airlifted to an El Paso hospital and is in stable condition.