A Carson City woman was flown to a Reno hospital Friday afternoon following a rear-end accident on Edmonds Drive.
Lynn Davis, 58, was conscious and talking with rescuers as they cut apart her Saturn sedan to remove her from the wreckage.
According to Carson City Sheriff's Sgt. Mike Cullen, just after 3 p.m., Davis was southbound in the 2700 block of Edmonds Drive when she stopped to make a left turn onto Damon Road and was rear-ended by a Ford F-150 pickup truck driven by Mary Louise Villeda, 34, of Carson City.
The posted speed limit is 35 mph, said Cullen, but it appears the truck was exceeding the limit because the impact sent Davis' Saturn 100 feet into an adjacent field.
Fire crews meticulously disassembled the Saturn while a firefighter waited inside the vehicle with Davis. Once the roof was removed from the mangled car, the firefighter could be seen cradling Davis' head and speaking to her.
She was loaded onto a stretcher and placed in a Care Flight helicopter that landed on Edmonds Drive.
A 6-year-old boy inside the truck suffered neck pain and facial injuries and was treated at the scene by an ambulance crew, according to dispatch records.
Villeda was cited for following Davis' vehicle too closely, said Deputy Jarrod Adams.