Child ejected, adult injured after rollover crash with vehicle fire in Ennis

A child has been flown to the hospital following a reported major accident involving a vehicle fire along northbound Highway 287 near the Texas Motorplex between Ennis and Waxahachie.

Ennis FD, Ennis PD, and Ellis County EMS Medic 172 all responded to the scene around 10:40AM this morning. Medic 172 requested a medical helicopter to the scene along with a second ambulance. Ennis FD responded to contain the vehicle fire.

Police say the vehicle was northbound on Highway 287 when the driver lost control. The vehicle left the roadway and overturned. During the crash, the child was ejected.

Air Evac 74 airlifted the child to Children’s Dallas hospital with undisclosed injuries. The adult was transported by ground ambulance to Baylor Scott and White Waxahachie with undisclosed injuries.

The accident is still under investigation.