22-year-old female and baby die in head-on crash near Weatherford

Yesterday at around 4:00pm, TxDPS troopers and multiple other agencies responded to a major accident involving two vehicles on FM 51 just north of Bagget Road in Parker County.

The preliminary investigation indicates a vehicle was traveling northbound on FM 51 when, for an undetermined reason, crossed the center median and struck a Nissan vehicle head-on.

The driver of the Nissan was treated and released at the scene. One of the passengers in the Nissan, a 22-year-old female, was transported to Harris downtown hospital, but died approximately three hours later. Reports from the Tarrant County Medical Examiner indicate the small child she was carrying also died.

A 2-year-old male who was also inside the Nissan was transported to the hospital with undisclosed injuries.

The driver of the northbound vehicle was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

The crash is still under investigation at this time.