A 25-year-old rural Westby woman and her five-month-old baby were in a one-vehicle crash in Christiana township Jan. 27.
According to the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office in Viroqua, at 1:45 p.m. Sheila Larson was driving northbound on East Ridge Road near Larson Road.
She lost control on a corner while swerving to miss an oncoming vehicle, left the roadway and overturned into the ditch.
Larson was extricated from the vehicle by the Westby-Christiana Fire Department, while the infant child was removed by the Wisconsin State Patrol.
Larson reported no injuries and was wearing a seat belt. Her baby was restrained in a child safety seat. The baby was transported to Vernon Memorial Healthcare in Viroqua by Tri-State Ambulance to be checked out.
Also assisting at the scene were the Westby Police Department and Westby First Responders.
The accident remains under investigation.