Car Crash Kills Young Child in Carmichael
A traffic fatality was reported on November 14 in Carmichael following a collision that killed a 4-year-old child and caused major injuries to the female driver. The driver, a Fair Oaks woman, was traveling east along Winding Way, close to Dewey Drive, at around 7:20 in the morning when her Subaru crashed into a tree along the shoulder of the road, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The collision was so violent that the vehicle was reported as split in two. The woman, described as in her 30s, was seriously injured while the little girl’s injuries were described as life-threatening. The child died at the hospital less than four hours after the crash. The CHP is investigating the Carmichael traffic fatality to determine what happened. It has been reported that the accident may have involved road rage on the part of the other driver who cut the Subaru off.