OPP Cruiser. (Photo from WR OPP twitter account)

Woman charged after child falls out of van

A 30-year-old Goderich woman is facing criminal charges after a two-year-old fell out of the back of a van onto the road in Auburn.

Huron County OPP say they responded along with paramedic services to a home in the town at around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

A child was assessed and taken to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

Police say the investigation revealed the accused had been driving a van in Auburn with several passengers when the child fell out of the moving van through the rear hatch.

Alysia Karl faces charges including impaired driving, and impaired driving causing bodily harm.

Her vehicle was impounded and her licence suspended for 90 days.