Powell child dead, woman seriously injured in Raccoon Valley Drive solo-car accident
A 6-year-old child from Powell has reportedly been killed in a single-car accident that happened on Raccoon Valley Drive. The crash occurred on Wednesday afternoon, December 8, 2021, at approximately 4:14 p.m. on Raccoon Valley Drive.
According to officials, the child was a passenger in a 2018 Chevrolet Equinox driven by a 1-year-old Powell woman heading eastbound on Raccoon Valley Drive, on entering a curve close to Bills Way, the woman lost control of the car, the drifted to the right side of the road, struck a ditch and went aloft before coming to a stop in a field close by.
The child who was not restraint at the time of the crash suffered injuries and died at the scene while the female driver who was belted at the time of the crash was hospitalized with serious injuries.
The crash remains under investigation.