Woman charged after fatal crash

Police say fight between 2 woman over a baby leads to fatal crash in Miami

Published On: Jan 24 2013 11:19:37 AM EST
MIAMI -

Police say a fight between two women over a 15-month-old girl likely led to fatal crash in Miami.

The series of events began Tuesday night when 20-year-old Mylife Rivera-Vasquez asked to see her child, Juliet Rivera, who lives with her father and his girlfriend.

According to police, Rivera-Vasquez persuaded the girlfriend to meet her so she could see the baby. The mother arrived with several people and punched the girlfriend.

She grabbed the girl and jumped into a car that sped away and crashed into another vehicle. The child and the 22-year-old driver Kristofer Astorga were thrown from the car. He was killed. Police say the mother and child are in critical condition.

Rivera-Vaszquez has been charged with two counts simple battery.