Driver ‘lucky to be alive’ after log goes through vehicle with child inside


WEST MONROE, La. (KARD) – A woman and toddler involved in a crash with a log truck are lucky to be alive, police say.

It happened Tuesday afternoon in West Monroe, Louisiana.

According to police, the log truck was stopped at a red light when the second vehicle slammed into the rear.

When the vehicles collided, a log went through the front windshield and all the way to the back glass.

The woman was able to move her head to avoid being hit by the log.

There was a 1-year-old child in the back seat, but was not injured.

Police are still investigating the crash.

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