EFFINGHAM COUNTY, Ga. – Georgia State Patrol investigators say a baby, who had to be delivered in an emergency c-section, has passed away.
The accident happened Tuesday afternoon on Old River Road near the I16 exit.
Investigators say 35-year-old Kristina Hawkins crossed over the center line while travelling southbound on Old River Road and struck a vehicle in the opposite lane. Hawkins was pronounced dead at the scene.
24-year-old Angela Boatright, who was 8-months-pregnant, was in the car in the opposite lane. She was taken to the hospital where an emergency c-section was performed, but the baby did not survive. No word yet on Boatright’s condition.
The investigation into the accident continues.