Woman, toddler sent to hospital after 2-vehicle wreck
By ADVOCATE STAFF REPORT
Oct. 13, 2010 at 5:13 a.m.
Updated Oct. 15, 2010 at 5:15 a.m.
A woman was injured in a wreck at the intersection of Rio Grande and Bridge streets on Wednesday.
Amber Simon, 22, was driving west on Rio Grande Street in a maroon Chevrolet Malibu when she was struck on the driver's side by a vehicle traveling north on Bridge Street, said Officer Travis Hanson, with the Victoria Police Department. The intersection is controlled by a traffic light.
Tammy Matula, 41, who was driving a blue Dodge Ram 2500, was not injured.
Simon was treated and released at a Victoria hospital.
No citations were issued, Hanson said.
Both drivers were wearing seatbelts, airbags deployed and the 2-year-old was in a car seat, he added.
*Story corrected on Oct. 15, 2010.