Xavier Mena, 11, dies, 16-year-old and 17-year-old passengers injured when teen driver flees from police, hits tree off of East Canfield Street in Detroit, Michigan

Modified Date: 
Wed, 05/25/2022 - 2:48pm
Accident Date: 
Saturday, May 14, 2022

Teen Charged In Crash That Killed 11-Year-Old, Injured 2 Others In Detroit

Detroit police were in the area of Russell Street and Warren Avenue when they attempted a traffic stop on the vehicle. The teen allegedly fled from police at high speed before crashing into a tree in the 2660 block of East Canfield Street.

Oakland County boy charged with reckless driving in crash that killed 11-year-old, hurt 2 teens

The 16-year-old driver has been charged with one count of reckless driving causing death, two counts of reckless driving causing serious injury, one count of fourth-degree fleeing and eluding, and one count of operating without a license.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Xavier Mena