Child injured after rock possibly thrown from overpass above the 101 Freeway, CHP says

California Highway Patrol officers said that someone may have thrown a rock from an overpass above the 101 Freeway on Monday afternoon, smashing out the window of a vehicle driving on the freeway and leaving a child injured.

The incident was reported around 1:45 p.m. near the Silver Lake Blvd. exit. The family was driving a grey Nissan Sentra southbound on the 101 Freeway when a large object crashed through their back windshield.

(FOX 11)

(FOX 11)

The CHP told FOX 11 that a child in the vehicle was injured in the incident, reportedly bleeding from the mouth.

There was no immediate word on whether authorities had a suspect identified. 

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