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Car crashes into KFC & Injures Child

Posted on behalf of Harbin & Burnett on Nov 25, 2014 in Auto Accidents

SPARTANBURG, S.C.  Amanda Pruitt Murphy was charged with child endangerment when she drove her car into a KFC building, injuring a 5-year-old girl who was in her back seat. Police claimed that she was driving under the influence when she drove her car into a stopped car, a tree, and then the KFC building.

Spartanburg police said that Murphy was heading west on Ezell Boulevard when she hit a car stopped in traffic causing that car to hit the car in front of it. Police say that Murphy continued to drive off the road through grass before eventually hitting a property sign.

Murphy drove back onto the road and across four lanes before driving off the road a second time. She ended up driving down a hill, and hit a small tree followed by the KFC building, police said. The child in the car suffered cuts, swelling and bruising in the collision. The 5-year-old child was in in a child booster seat in the back of the car and was not wearing a seat belt. According to police, the girl ended up in the center console during the crash.

Police did not say if there was any relation between the 5-year-old child that was involved and Murphy. Both sustained minor injuries and were transported to the hospital.

After the hospital treated Murphy she was taken to Spartanburg County Detention Center


Original post: http://www.wyff4.com/news/spd-child-injured-woman-charged-after-crash/29852274#ixzz3K6eiOJGu

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