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Young child ejected from car during I-40 crash near Benson

Posted December 12, 2017 10:33 a.m. EST

A young child was ejected from a car that crashed early Tuesday morning on Interstate 40 near Benson, officials said.

— A young child was ejected from a car that crashed early Tuesday morning on Interstate 40 near Benson, officials said.

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol said the child was ejected from its car seat around 7:15 a.m. when the mother drove into the median, over-corrected and then crashed into an embankment. The car overturned, injuring the driver and another passenger.

The child was taken to WakeMed, but its condition is unclear.

Troopers said the driver and passenger suffered minor injuries.