A girl was critically injured Tuesday after falling off the back of a car in the south parking lot of West High School in Davenport.
Police responded to the school, at 3505 W. Locust St., just before 9 p.m. Tuesday, according to a news release from the Davenport Police Department.
The girl was reportedly clinging to the back of the car as it drove through the parking lot. She lost her grip and fell, hitting her head on the pavement. She was taken to Genesis East by ambulance and then flown by helicopter to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics with life-threatening injuries, the release states.
The incident remains under investigation by the Traffic Safety Unit.
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