SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A 5-year-old boy was injured Thursday night after falling out of an SUV and onto an Interstate 805 offramp in Chula Vista, according to ABC10 News.
The incident occurred on the ramp connecting I-805 southbound to Telegraph Canyon Road at approximately 11:30 p.m.
California Highway Patrol said the boy was sitting in the SUV’s backseat when he managed to open a door and fall out of the vehicle.
A driver traveling behind the SUV spotted the boy and was able to avoid striking him.
The victim was transported to Rady Children’s Hospital with scrapes, bruises, and road rash.
Authorities were working to determine whether the boy was required to be in a child seat.
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