Violet Singleton, 4, killed and driver Swahela Vhora charged in pedestrian collision on E. 152nd Street in Harvey, Illinois

Modified Date: 
Tue, 02/08/2022 - 7:41am
Accident Date: 
Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Swahela Vhora Charged With Reckless Homicide; Police Say She Was On Cellphone When She Hit, Killed 4-Year-Old Violet Singleton In Harvey

Illinois State Police reconstructed the accident and the FBI scoured cellphone data and received data from T-Mobile to pinpoint the location and time of the cellphone calls from the car, police said. The FBI confirmed that the phone was in use at the time of the accident, Biddings said.

Woman charged in death of girl, 4, on Illinois playground

A woman faces a reckless homicide charge in the death of a 4-year-old girl who was struck by a car that drove onto a playground near a suburban Chicago elementary school.

People Involved: 
Violet Singleton
Swahela Vhora
Roadway: 
E. 152nd Street
City: 
Harvey, IL

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