An 8-year-old girl is in critical condition after a crash Monday evening in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, police said.
According to a news release, officers responded to the scene of a crash shortly before 8 p.m. on Southern Maryland Boulevard, near Talbot Road, in Lothian.
Police said a Honda Accord was traveling north when the driver lost control and started sliding sideways, striking a utility pole and then a tree.
The 8-year-old girl in the rear passenger seat was trapped and had to be extracted. She is in critical condition, according to a police statement.
A 5-year-old boy sitting behind the driver was ejected from the car. He is in serious condition.
Both children were taken to Children’s National Hospital in D.C.
The driver, a 55-year-old woman from Harwood, is in serious condition.
The crash remains under investigation.
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