INDUSTRY (CBSLA.com) — A flying piece of metal plowed through a car windshield Sunday and knocked the driver unconscious, causing the vehicle to careen off the 605 Freeway and go down an embankment near Industry.

The 14-year-old riding backseat in the man’s 2012 Honda Civic was also struck by the debris, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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The accident took place around 8:30 a.m.

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The 43-year-old driver suffered major injuries. The girl sustained a minor injury.

CHP only identified the two as residents of Baldwin Park.

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