Young boy killed, several hospitalized after crash in Detroit

Driver is in police custody

DETROIT - A young boy was killed and several others hurt overnight in a head-on crash in Detroit.

The crash happened in the area of Whitmore and Manderson roads. 

One adult and three children were traveling north on Whitemore Road in a white Impala when a silver Camaro ran a stop sign and the two cars collided. Two of the children were ejected from the Impala.

Antonio Gaines, 7, did not survive the crash. His sister, 2-year-old Lauren, was seriously injured.

Their mother, Kenyatta Gaines, was pinned in the vehicle.

The driver of the Camaro, a 20-year-old Detroit man, left the hospital before police could arrest him. Police took him into custody at his father's home.

 

 

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