13-year-old Driver Causes Wreck

4-13-06 - A 13-year-old was behind the wheel of a pick-up that wrecked in Bryan County. The girl’s mother had to be flown to a Dallas hospital.

State troopers say 13-year-old Sierra Watson was driving a 1998 Chevy pick-up on Hwy 70E when she took a curve too fast, ran off the road and struck a culvert.

Her mother, 45-year-old Robin Watson was flown to Dallas with head and leg injuries. Sierra was treated at the scene.

Troopers aren't sure why she was driving. Neither of them were wearing their seatbelts.