Upper Caboolture crash: Three-month-old baby dies in hospital days after a crash that also killed mother

Max Corstorphan
The Nightly
A three month old baby had died following a car crash that also claimed the life of a 33-year-old mother.
A three month old baby had died following a car crash that also claimed the life of a 33-year-old mother. Credit: 7NEWS

A three-month-old baby boy has died after a single-vehicle crash in Upper Caboolture that also killed a mother.

The tragic incident occurred just before 2.30pm on Friday when a single-vehicle crash was reported on Caboolture River Road.

Initial investigations by the forensic crash unit revealed that the vehicle veered off the road and collided with a tree.

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The driver, a 33-year-old mother, died at the scene.

Emergency services discovered a baby that had been thrown from an approved baby seat.

Following the crash, the three-month-old baby was rushed to Queensland Children’s Hospital in a critical condition.

Despite the medical team’s efforts, the young child died on Sunday.

As investigations continue, police are appealing to the public for any information, including sightings of the vehicle before the crash, eyewitness accounts, or dashcam footage.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000

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