DES MOINES, Iowa – A teenage girl suffered serious injuries Friday morning after falling from a moving car in the parking lot of East High School.
The incident happened around 9:15 a.m. in the parking lot of East High School at East 14th and Walker, according to Sgt. Paul Parizek with the Des Moines Police Department.
Fourteen-year-old Priscilla Gallegos was car surfing on top of a vehicle when it slowed and she fell to the pavement and hit her head.
The teen was transported to a Des Moines hospital in serious condition to undergo surgery.
The driver of the car, a 17-year-old girl, is facing one count of reckless driving in juvenile court.
Friday is East High School's last day of classes before summer break.