FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Two children, a six-year-old and an infant, died Saturday in Fort Worth after a driver hydroplaned and crashed into the car they were in.
Fort Worth police responded to the accident on the 3000 block of East Loop 820 Freeway.
A female driver was behind the wheel of a Nissan Altima, with her daughter and son, when a black Dodge Ram crashed into them.
The crash caused the Altima to drive into a guardrail and onto the service road, according to police.
The mother and children were rushed to the hospital. The mother is suffering from minor injuries; however, the girl and infant boy were pronounced dead Saturday night.
The Tarrant County medical examiner identified the victims as Trinity Atkins and Wesley Barrett.
There has been no word on the condition of the driver who caused the crash.
Police said they found narcotics in the mother’s car after the crash. She has been charged with possession.