Distracted driving leads to mother, baby crashing

Car crashes due to distracted driving

A mother and her 1-year-old boy were involved in an accident caused by distracted driving.

The accident happened in Mercedes on Saturday afternoon.

DPS troopers told Action 4 News the mother was driving south on F.M. 491 when she turned toward the back seat to grab something.

In that time, they said the woman veered off the road and hit a telephone pole and water meter.

Neither the mom and child were seriously injured

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