CONROE, Texas Authorities are searching for a father who is accused of abandoning his injured infant son at the scene of a rollover accident Sunday night in Montgomery County, DPS said.
The crash happened around 10:30 p.m. on East Williams Road and South Williams Road in northern Montgomery County.
When crews arrived at the scene, they found a 5-month-old boy lying in the road face down and bleeding.
Officials said the child had been ejected from a Ford Fusion, which was upside down about 20 feet away.
PHI Air Medical transported the infant to Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston. His condition has not been released.
Investigators said the child's father and mother had an altercation and he left home with the baby traveling at a high rate of speed.
The father was heading east on East Williams when he lost control of the Fusion as he approached South Williams.
The Fusion left the roadway and struck a mailbox. The vehicle then began to flip ending up on its roof.
The baby was ejected from the vehicle and was found by a passerby.
The child's father had fled the scene of the accident before the mother arrived in a separate car.
The man involved in the accident has not been identified.