Mother killed, toddler son and other driver sent to trauma center after Rocky Mount crash

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WITN) – Rocky Mount police say a mother died in a crash that also sent her young child and the other driver to a trauma center.

The crash happened shortly after 7:00 p.m. Sunday at Springfield Road and U.S. 64 Alternate West.

Police say the 29-year-old driver of one of the vehicles died at the scene, while her two-year-old son and the driver of the second vehicle were transported to ECU Health Medical Center in Greenville.

The highway was shut down as police investigated the crash. Police say their Traffic Enforcement Crash and Reconstruction Unit is working on what caused the mishap.