Toddler thrown from taxi during accident in Hackettstown
Updated On: Apr 02 2013 09:17:04 PM CDT
A 14-month-old girl is hospitalized after she was thrown from a taxi she was riding in with her parents.
The girl was found outside the taxi after it was hit by a car at the intersection of Franklin and Lafayette streets in Hackettstown, N.J.
The accident happened around 4 p.m. Monday when a car driven by 63-year-old Mary Canavan of Hackettstown ran a stop sign and hit the cab, police said.
The impact pushed the taxi into a telephone pole.
The toddler's parents - 46-year-old Miguel Mirand and 26-year-old Zeida Bonilla of Hackettstown-- were both trapped inside the taxi.
They were taken to Morristown Medical Center, and their daughter was flown to the same facility, suffering from a head injury. There's no word on their current conditions.
The taxi driver-41-year-old Miguel Caceres of Hackettstown--, and Canavan were treated and released from Hackettsotwn Regional Medical Center.
Police said the toddler was not in a child seat.
A four-year-old girl traveling in Canavan's vehicle was not injured.
Franklin Street was closed for several hours.
The incident is still under investigation and charges are pending.
Copyright 2013 WFMZ. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Hershey unveils new logo
Officials: Fire that destroyed HS football equipment suspicious
Man hit by car while walking along road in Berks County
Body found in Allentown; death investigated as being 'suspicious'
Walmart evacuated for possible gas leak
Police: Child in critical condition after falling from window
Man accused of killing wife pleads guilty
Man takes car for test drive, doesn't come back, police say
Officials identify two killed in Carbon County crash
Grief counselors at school after 3 students die in crash