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Police identify driver that caused I-12 crash

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Police have identified the driver of a car that ran off an entrance ramp onto I-12, causing a three-car crash Monday morning.

According to reports, Veronica Williams, 28, was driving an SUV on the on-ramp from Essen Lane to I-12 East when it left the roadway, went airborne and hit two cars on the interstate.

Police say there were five unrestrained kids, ages 1, 2, 4, 8 and 9, inside Williams' SUV.  Williams is the mother of four of the children.

The one-year-old was thrown from the car in the crash and is in critical condition.  Another child suffered a concussion, while the other three suffered minor injuries.

Three adults from the other two cars received minor injuries in the crash.

Police say criminal charges are pending.


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