Pregnant Driver Crashes, Gives Birth, Dies

Newborn has since also died
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jun 5, 2017 1:22 PM CDT

(Newser) – Authorities say a girl born after a car crash in California that claimed her mother's life has also died. Fresno County Sheriff's spokesman Tony Botti said the newborn died early Monday at a hospital. Her mother, 18-year-old Joanne Marisela Delgado, was driving a Honda Civic with a 10-year-old boy in the backseat on Sunday when she collided head-on with a southbound Kia Optima about 30 miles south of Fresno. The driver of the Kia, 24-year-old Adriana Solorio Romero, was also killed. The 10-year-old was taken to a hospital in critical condition., the AP reports. The Fresno Bee reports that it's not clear what caused the Honda to cross the median. (Read more car accident stories.)

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