Shocking moment child falls out of moving car on Iowa highway and does SPLITS

Shocking moment child falls out of moving car on Iowa highway and does the SPLITS, with surveillance footage appearing to show injured youngster trapped in the painful position

  • Surveillance video caught the moment a child fell out of the car on Iowa highway
  • It happened around 11:20 a.m. Tuesday on I-35 near Des Moines, Iowa 
  • Officials say the youngster was in the backseat and tried to exit the moving car 
  • The passenger was taken to a nearby hospital to be treated for minor injuries

Surveillance video captured the terrifying moment when a child tumbled out of a moving car and landed in a split on a busy Iowa highway.

The passenger, who authorities say is a minor, appeared to be trapped in the painful position as a semi-truck is seen slamming on breaks to avoiding hitting them. 

It happened around 11:20 a.m. Tuesday morning, on I-35 near Des Moines, Iowa, WHO13 reported. 

At the time of the incident, the youngster was seated in the backseat and had tried to exit the moving car for unknown reasons when they fell onto the payment, the Iowa Department of Transportation told The New York Post. 

Surveillance video captured the terrifying moment when a young passenger tumbled out of a moving car and landed in a split on a busy Iowa highway on Tuesday

Surveillance video captured the terrifying moment when a young passenger tumbled out of a moving car and landed in a split on a busy Iowa highway on Tuesday

The passenger, whose name, age and gender has not been shared, was rushed to a local hospital where they were treated for minor injuries. 

The wild video shows as the car approached the exit from I-35 southbound to I-80/35 westbound, quickly slowed to a stop, as the passenger tumbled out. 

The driver got out to assist the passenger in the middle of the highway as vehicles, including a semi truck, screeched to a stop near the two people. 

Neither the driver or the passenger have been identified. It’s unclear why the passenger tried to exit the vehicle. 

The passenger, who authorities say is a minor, appeared to be trapped in the painful position as a semi-truck is seen slamming on breaks to avoiding hitting them

The passenger, who authorities say is a minor, appeared to be trapped in the painful position as a semi-truck is seen slamming on breaks to avoiding hitting them

The driver got out to assist the passenger in the middle of the highway as vehicles, including a semi truck, screeched to a stop near the people helping

The driver got out to assist the passenger in the middle of the highway as vehicles, including a semi truck, screeched to a stop near the people helping

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