1-Year-Old Boy, Adult Injured in Car Crash at Day Care in Billerica, Massachusetts

Witnesses said the boy had gashes on his head, but was conscious

A 1-year-old boy was pinned under a car that crashed into a day care center in Billerica, Massachusetts, Thursday, authorities said.

Billerica police say a 38-year-old woman from Billerica suffered a medical issue and crashed into multiple cars before slamming into A Brighter Rainbow, a day care on Boston Road, just before 5:30 p.m.

Witnesses described it going "airborne" on its way into the building.

There were four children inside the building at the time of the crash. A 1-year-old boy was struck and pinned under the Subaru Outback, police said.

At least three other children were outside the building at the time. Two of them were treated at the scene, according to police.

Witnesses said the little boy had gashes on his head, but was conscious and crying. Police noted he was alert when the ambulance arrived to take him to Lahey Hospital in Burlington.

The child is expected to survive.

The driver was taken to Lahey Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Officials say the building is not structurally sound after the crash.

Crews pulled the vehicle from the building shortly before 7 p.m. There was heavy damage to the front end.

Boston Road was temporarily closed in the area.

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