Officials: Car crashed into a house, trapped driver and 11 year-old Ridgecrest girl

RIDGECREST, Calif. - Kern County Fire officials reported an incident early Saturday morning in Ridgecrest, where they said a car crashed into a house, trapping the driver and an 11 year-old girl.

Fire crews found the vehicle entered the bedroom of an 11 year-old girl, trapping her between the bed and vehicle, officials said.

Fire crews, with the help of Ridgecrest Police and the Ridgecrest Community Emergency Response Team, stabilized the vehicle and structure to begin the rescue of the child, officials said.

Fire crews extricated the child and driver and transported them both to the Ridgecrest Hospital. The reported injuries were minor, officials said.

The cause of the accident is under investigation, officials said.

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