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Toddler injured in crash

A 2-year-old child was injured today when the vehicle they were riding in struck a porch.

Crawfordsville Police responded to the crash at 1008 E. C.R. 150S at 11:13 a.m.

Authorities say Justin Aldrich, 29, Crawfordsville, was driving eastbound when his vehicle left the road for unknown reasons. It struck a parked vehicle and continued into the porch of a residence, where it came to rest, according to a news release.

Aldrich walked away from the scene and was found a short time later carrying the injured child, authorities said.

The child was taken to Franciscan Health Crawfordsville, treated and released.

Aldrich was cited for driving while not having a valid license, authorities said. More charges could be filed.

Police were still investigating the incident.

CPD was assisted at the scene by Crawfordsville Fire Department, Crawfordsville Electric Light & Power and Vectren.