Sumter County, FL– According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a head-on crash has left a 2-month old baby boy in critical condition and the mother dead in Sumter County.
Reports state that 24-year old Cassandra French was driving south on U.S 301 in a Ford Expedition with her 2-month old baby boy where for unknown reasons, she veered off the roadway and onto the right shoulder, then over-corrected and traveled back and struck 34-year old Melissa Tobey almost head-on.
Tobey was driving a BMW north on U.S 301.
French was killed at the scene and her 2-month old baby boy sustained severe injuries.
He was transported to St Joseph’s Hospital.
Tobey also sustained severe injuries and was taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital too.