Buckhead, Georgia – A toddler who was ejected from a vehicle onto a busy interstate survived with just a few scratches and a heck of a story to tell when she gets older.
According to the Georgia State Patrol, 2-year-old Kiara Talayan Brooks of Atlanta was a passenger in a 2000 Lincoln Navigator driven by her mother, Tamecka Shalandra Moore, 31, when the vehicle got into an accident.
The mother was driving on Interstate 85 north when she says the rainy weather caused the crash, throwing the little girl in her car seat out of the vehicle and across the busy highway. She landed in the left emergency lanes on the westbound side, Georgia State Police Spokesman Gordy Wright told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
The wreck remains under investigation and charges are pending.
Fox Atlanta has a story about the girl's ordeal and the extent of her injuries: a few scratches and a couple stitches.