According to ABC 7, a one-month-old girl, who was not restrained in her car seat, was killed in a car accident on Thursday, July 19, 2018 in West Covina.
The car accident was reported around 5 a.m., near the 2100 block of East Cortez street, when the child’s mother crashed into a pole.
According to authorities, the child was in the front passenger’s seat and her car seat was not restrained. As a result, the child was critically injured and transported to a nearby hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
The mother, identified as a 32-year-old woman from Covina, suffered minor injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital.
Authorities claimed that the mother may face charges.
The cause of the fatal accident remains unknown and is currently under investigation.
Anyone with information regarding the fatal car accident is asked to contact West Covina PD at (626) 939-8557.
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