6-year-old critically injured in Hendricks County crash

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HENDRICKS COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) — A 6-year-old girl was critically hurt in a crash Thanksgiving morning in Hendricks County.

It happened around 8:45 a.m. in the 2000 block of S. State Road 39, according tot he Hendricks County Sheriff’s Office.

A 26-year-old Monrovia man said he was driving north when his young daughter in the passenger seat distracted him.

His Dodge pickup truck left the road and crashed into a tree.

The 6-year-old girl, who was strapped into a booster seat, was taken to Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health in critical but stable condition.

The man was not hurt.