Posted by Shawn Maclauchlan
RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A weekend car crash in Caroline County leaves a mother dead and her baby hospitalized.
The accident happened Sunday afternoon around 5:30 on Ladysmith Road, just east of Countyline Church Road.
Police tell us Catherine Hill of Fredericksburg ran her car off the side of the road and struck a tree.
The 22-year-old mother died at the scene.
Her 17-month-old daughter was in a safety seat and flown to VCU medical center.
Police say the mother was not wearing a seat belt.