Child Thrown From Car in Head-on Collision in New Jersey: Authorities

A child was seriously injured after being ejected from a vehicle when two cars collided head-on in New Jersey Wednesday morning, authorities said.

Two women were also injured, one of them seriously, in the 9 a.m. accident on Route 539 in Upper Freehold, which involved a Chevy Silverado and a Toyota Corolla, according to police.

The child and a woman in the Corolla were airlifted to a hospital; the ages of the victims weren't known but the child was younger than 10, officials said.

The woman in the Silverado was taken to the hospital by ambulance in unknown condition.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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