Woman and Young Child Injured in Accident

A Spirit Lake woman was seriously injured, and an infant child also was injured in a single-vehicle accident in Buena Vista County shortly before 3:30pm on Monday.
According to the Buena Vista County Sheriff’s Office, the vehicle was eastbound on C-13 approaching 150th Avenue when it left the roadway and entered the north ditch. The vehicle then struck an embankment and became airborne. The vehicle cleared a fence and two trees before coming to rest.
The driver of the vehicle, 24-year-old Kayla Farrell of Spirit Lake, and a one-year-old child were injured during the accident. Both patients were transported by ambulance to the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center ambulance. Farrell was later taken by life flight to Sioux City for further treatment of her injuries. The infant was released to a family member after treatment.
The Buena Vista County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Sioux Rapids Police Department, Sioux Rapids Fire Department, and the Sioux Rapids Ambulance.