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DPS: Infant dies after crash caused by 16-year-old in Washington County

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Posted at 3:25 PM, Nov 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-23 17:14:30-05

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Texas — A seven-month-old girl is dead after a vehicular crash in Washington County.

Officers were dispatched around 7:30 p.m. Monday to Highway 105 near FM 390 between Brenham and Navasota city limits.

According to a preliminary investigation, a 2014 Jeep SUV and a 2006 Dodge pickup were heading eastbound on Highway 105 when the crash occurred.

The Jeep had stopped to make a left turn into a private driveway when the Dodge failed to stop and struck the Jeep.

All four occupants of the Jeep were transported to Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Brenham.

A backseat passenger, the seven-month-old girl, suffered incapacitating injuries and was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

The 16-year-old driver of the Dodge was injured, DPS said.

The investigation continues.

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