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Children injured in collision

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webmaster | 09/27/12

Failure to yield is being cited as the cause of a two car collision that seriously injured a 12-year-old girl at the intersection of Gateway Drive and Cleveland Avenue, according to Madera Police. A younger child sustained minor injuries and their mother was also taken to Madera Community Hospital for treatment.

The family was northbound on Gateway Drive in a Toyota station wagon Tuesday evening just before 7 p.m., when a driver in southbound car failed to yield and turned to go east directly in front of the Toyota.

Officers estimated the speed of impact at close to 40 mph.

Emergency crews said the girl appeared to have a badly broken arm, and possibly internal injuries...


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