The Church Point mother of a two-year-old child who died after falling out of his mother's car has been arrested on two misdemeanor charges.

Amber Watson has been arrested on a charge of child desertion and no child restraint after the boy, who was sitting in the front seat, fell out of the passenger's window on Highway 365 north of Highway 1099 in Acadia Parish.

The boy, Mitchell Watson, was taken to a Baton Rouge hospital for treatment, but the child died from his injuries.

The accident happened on June 23.