Police: Alcohol A Factor In Crash That Left Infant Critically Injured

CAPITOL HEIGHTS, Md. (AP) –Maryland State Police say alcohol and aggressive driving are factors in a Capital Beltway crash involving a tractor-trailer that left an infant in critical condition.

Police say the driver of a Nissan lost control on the inner loop near Capitol Heights on Sunday night and the car bounced off a guard rail and was hit by a tractor-trailer.

Rescue crews took the infant to Children’s Hospital in critical condition and police say two adults were extricated and taken to a hospital with injuries that are not thought to be life threatening. The tractor-trailer driver was not hurt.

Police say they believe the 21-year-old man behind the wheel of the car was driving aggressively while under the influence of alcohol. No charges have been filed.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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