A 9-year-old girl was in critical condition Monday after the driver of a Porsche accidentally accelerated and struck her before smashing into a terminal at Los Angeles International Airport, authorities said.
The girl, whose name was not released, was taken to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in critical condition after Sunday's accident, said Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey.
Police initially said the girl was 9, then 7. Later Monday, they said the age initially reported is correct.
She suffered major head trauma, said LAPD Det. Garry McQueen. The crash, he said, appears to be just a tragic accident.
The girl was standing on the...