UPDATE: The Marion County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim who died in a crash last week as 16-year-old Alivia Williams.
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A child is dead following a Monday night crash.
According to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, officers were called to the 3600 block of North Emerson Avenue just before midnight Monday for a three-vehicle crash.
IMPD said a Camaro in that area lost control, crossed the center line and hit an oncoming SUV. After the crash, the driver of the Camaro tried to flee from the scene but was quickly apprehended.
The passenger in the Camaro, a child, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police said the driver of the SUV did run from the scene on foot while the passenger in the SUV was injured. Their injuries are believed to be not life-threatening.
An unoccupied vehicle was also struck during the crash.
Officers said alcohol was a factor in the deadly crash.