Baby, toddler killed in wreck on I-10 near Tolleson

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TOLLESON -- A baby and a toddler were killed in an early morning accident on Interstate 10 near Tolleson Saturday.

It happened at about 12:30 a.m.

According to the Department of Public safety, both kids -- a 4-month-old and and 18-month-old -- were in a car that stopped in an eastbound lane near 83rd Avenue. Another vehicle slammed into the car from behind.

Both kids were pronounced dead at the hospital.

The driver of the car the children were in has been identified as Valerie Gomez-Vega, 26. She was injured in the wreck, as was the driver of the other vehicle.

At this point, it's not known why Gomez-Vega stopped in the middle of the highway.

DPS is investigating the wreck.