Police: Impaired driver loses control, hits pregnant woman then crashes into daycare

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on November 28, 2012 at 4:44 PM

Updated Wednesday, Nov 28 at 10:07 PM

ST. LOUIS (KMOV) – Police say a man lost control of his vehicle, struck a pregnant woman and crashed into a daycare in Pine Lawn on Wednesday.

According to authorities, the man was traveling near the intersection of Jennings Station and Margaret around 4:15 p.m. when the accident happened.

The pregnant victim suffered two broken legs. She was taken to an area hospital for treatment. It was not immediately clear if the woman's unborn child was affected.

Police said the driver was impaired, but did not elaborate further. In addition, officials said, the suspect was not cooperating with authorities at the scene.

Information on any further injuries was not immediately available.

Check KMOV.com for updates as more details emerge.

 

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