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Woman, infant suffer minor injuries in one-car accident in Lexington

A woman and her infant daughter sustained minor injuries when the car they in which they were traveling crashed through a board fence on Briar Hill Road in Fayette County on June 24, 2011.
A woman and her infant daughter sustained minor injuries when the car they in which they were traveling crashed through a board fence on Briar Hill Road in Fayette County on June 24, 2011.

A woman and her infant daughter sustained minor injuries when the car they in which they were traveling crashed through a board fence on Briar Hill Road on Friday.

The driver heard her daughter crying and looked back to check on her, Lexington police Officer Roman Cox said.

That caused her to swerve into the left lane of the two-lane road. The driver then overcorrected, crashing her Oldsmobile Alero through the fence off the other side of the road. There was no oncoming traffic at the time, Cox said.

Cox said the car was traveling at 55 mph. Cox said the driver and infant suffered cuts from broken glass, and the infant also suffered a bump on her head.

Cox said the driver is 23 years old, but neither her name nor the infant's name and age were released.

The driver and infant were properly restrained at the time of the accident.

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