Three girls were injured in an accident in Colorado Springs, Colorado last week when they were thrown from a car their father was driving.
Michael Bobain, 35, was driving on Lake Avenue with his two daughters and stepdaughter, ages 11, 15 and 16 in a two-door Honda Civic, when he allegedly ran a stop sign. This took him into the path of a Toyota Camry, which broadsided him, throwing the three girls from the vehicle.
According to police, the 16-year-old girl was trapped beneath the car, suffering severe burns from the heat of the engine. The 15-year-old suffered serious injuries and the 11-year-old was treated and released.
Police issued Bobain a summons for careless driving involving an injury.
Fortunately, for the accident victims, two soldiers from Fort Carson saw the accident happen and rushed to their aid. One of them was a medic, and was able to begin treating the victims before emergency crews arrived.
The driver of the Camry, which it appears was going the speed limit, was uninjured.
All three girls were taken to the hospital by emergency crews, and listed in critical condition, along with Bobain, who was listed in stable condition.
Authorities do not know if the girls were wearing their seatbelts.
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