Suspected drunk driver crashed into a pole, injuring two child passengers on the 300 Block of Beale Ave in Altoona, PA.
Police Identify Suspected Drunk Driver Who Caused Life-Threatening Crash in Altoona, PA
According to WJAC, on October 17th around 7 p.m., Jennifer Lansberry was driving along the 300 block of Beale Ave in Altoona, PA when she crashed into a telephone pole.
Police were called to the scene and found two seven-year-old girls in the vehicle who had sustained injuries. One of the children was flown to UPMC Children’s Hospital for life-threatening injuries. The other child only sustained minor injuries.
Authorities claim that the child flown to the hospital was not wearing her seatbelt at the time of the crash.
Lansberry was suspected to be under the influence of alcohol when she crashed into the telephone pole. She was charged with two counts of aggravated assault by DUI, two counts of child endangerment, and DUI of both alcohol and drugs.