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A child is in the hospital with a head injury and a suspected drunk driver has been arrested after he allegedly ran a stop sign and crashed into car carrying a family of four.

The crash happened around 11:30 p.m. Monday in the 800 block of Hanna Street East.

Windsor police said a red pickup truck westbound on Hanna Street slammed into a blue Chrysler that was southbound on Elsmere Avenue.

The impact sent the Chrysler crashing into a house. The truck then struck a utility pole and a parked car.

The man driving the Chrysler and the woman who was in the passenger seat were treated at hospital with minor injuries. A seven-year-old boy who was in the back seat was still being monitored at hospital Tuesday for a head injury. Police said the injury was non-life threatening. A 10-year-old child who was in the car escaped without injury.

The pickup driver suffered minor injuries. Police arrested the 24-year-old Windsor man and charged him with impaired driving causing bodily harm and having over 80 mg of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood causing bodily harm.

Anyone with more information can call Windsor police at 519-255-6700 ext. 4211 or Crime Stoppers at 519-258-8477 (TIPS). You can also leave tips online at catchcrooks.com or on the Windsor police Facebook page.

Source: Windsor Star