Child dies in car crash stemming from chase

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A 3-year-old child is dead from injuries in a car crash stemming from an altercation involving a chase.

Louisville police spokeswoman Alicia Smiley told The Courier-Journal an altercation between two adults was reported late Sunday night. She said one adult fled in a car with two young children and the other gave chase on a motorcycle. The first vehicle crashed.

Deputy coroner Gayle Norris said Samyah (Suh-MY-uh) Johnson of Louisville died Monday morning at Kosair Children's Hospital of multiple blunt force injuries.

Smiley said emergency workers who responded to the scene of the
accident found the driver of the car was shot and the person on the
motorcycle was cut. Smiley said it was unclear when the injuries

---Information from: The Courier-Journal,

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  • by c Location: fkt on Jun 2, 2009 at 04:36 AM
    These 2 adults didn't give a hoot about the children did they? Take the remaining children away from them and give them to people who will actually care about THEM. Then lock these 2 up for a good long time! Judges are going to have to get a backbone and start PROTECTING THE CHILDREN, they heck with the parent's rights, what about the children's right to live in peace and to be loved? But I'll bet that these 2 will keep the remaining children & cause them to be raised in a hellish environment, then when they grow up, do the same thing to their children. Stop the cycle now by getting those children out of that environment!
  • by chris Location: mount vernon, ky on Jun 2, 2009 at 12:19 AM
    probably an ex on a motorcyle shooting the mother with children. sounds like domestic violence. i'm sure if it's the mother driving, she was only trying to get away from threatening situation, as i can see it. if that's the case, the guy's a loser. my heart goes to the child and the families.
  • by MG on Jun 1, 2009 at 12:17 PM
    One stupid argument and an innocent child dies. Hope that argument was worth it...


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