Man charged after 6-week-old baby thrown from car, killed during crash

A man has been charged over a crash which led to the death of a six-week-old baby on the weekend.

The 24-year-old man was driving on the Great Northern Highway in Western Australia on Saturday when he rolled his vehicle.

Police say the baby girl was thrown from the car during the crash, with a passer-by pulling over to drive the infant to hospital.


She was met half way by police and paramedics. The baby was transported to Broome Hospital, however died of her injuries shortly after.

The man has been charged with  dangerous driving occasioning death and is due to appear in Broome Magistrates Court today.