Baby, Mom drown in Miller County Crash

Marcus Oates Junior
Posted at 5:35 PM, Apr 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-04 07:32:36-04

Tallahassee, Fla. (WTXL) -- Two people are dead and one is critical in condition following a car crash Saturday night.

It happened on State Road 91 between Colquitt and Newton.

According to the Georgia State Patrol, Marcus Oates ran off the road and into a flooded ditch. The car overturned and sank into the water. Troopers say they could only see the four tires when they arrived on scene. 

Two passengers in that car 30-year-old Tina Butler and her One-year-old son drowned inside. The other passenger, a 7-year-old, was taken to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital in critical condition. 

The driver, Marcus Oates was able to escape without injury.

State troopers are urging drivers to be aware of dangerous road conditions after the recent weather.