A driver and young child were injured Monday when their car struck a tree in Woodland, police said. Sgt. Steve Sexton said the 50-year-old driver, a Woodland resident whose name was not released, swerved off the street in the 200 block of Gibson Road shortly before 3:30 p.m. The tree was in the front yard of a residence.
Both the driver and the child, 5, were taken by ambulance to the UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento with injuries that were not life-threatening, Sexton said.
The cause of this accident remains under investigation, Sexton said. Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to call the Woodland Police Department’s traffic division at 530-661-7800.