TROOPERS: Woman Drives Into A Creek While Arguing With Passenger

Troopers say a mother, distracted while arguing with a passenger, drove off a road and into a creek with her baby in the car.

23-year-old Brittany Veitch is charged with careless and reckless driving. Trooper Chris Matos says the accident happened in Onslow County just after 4:00 Wednesday afternoon.

Matos says Veitch drove off Blue Creek Road near Ben Williams Road as she was arguing with her significant other. Her 9-month-old baby boy was in a car seat and got out unharmed.

A man who lives on Blue Creek Road says he ran down to help pull the baby from the car. No one had any major injuries.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus