Car Accident on I81, Child Thrown from Vehicle

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A car accident on Interstate 81 at mile marker 248 near Harrisonburg has closed the right, south bound lane.

State Police say four people were taken to the hospital by ambulance, three with minor injuries.

The fourth was a child, thrown from the car. Harrisonburg Police say the child was conscious and talking.

The driver of the vehicle is being charged with reckless driving and failure to restrain a child.

Stay tuned to WHSV for updates.