Girl, 5, in Critical Condition After Jumping Out Of Truck Driven by Boy, 13

Girl, 5, in Critical Condition After Jumping Out Of Truck Driven by Boy, 13

Odessa police say a girl is in "critical" condition after a "major" crash Tuesday.
ODESSA, TX - (Local Big 2 News) A 5-year-old girl remains in critical condition after jumping out of a moving truck that was being driven by a 13-year-old boy, according to police.

Officers and fire crews responded on Tuesday to a "major" crash in the 500 block of Zeneta Street.

Police say a 13-year-old boy was driving a white Chevrolet Silverado with the 5-year-old girl in the bed of the truck. The girl jumped from the bed of the truck while the vehicle was moving, leading to life-threatening injuries, according to officials.

The girl was taken to Medical Center Hospital and then airlifted to Lubbock's University Medical Center, according to police. The boy was not injured and was cited for not having a license, officials say.






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