Samrya Oakley, 4, killed; Jontay Card, 17, Dashaen Pabon, 17, and Thomas Steyer, 32, injured in 2-vehicle crash in Town of Union, New York

Modified Date: 
Wed, 05/03/2017 - 2:47pm
Accident Date: 
Sunday, May 8, 2016

Girl killed in town of Union crash identified

Authorities say the crash happened when a Cadillac Escalade traveling southeast and Toyota Camry traveling northwest collided at the entrance to the Johnson City Bus Garage.

"The Cadillac struck the Toyota causing significant damage and multiple injuries," according to the sheriff's office.

Oakley was in the back seat of the Camry driven by Jontay Card, 17, of Binghamton, the sheriff’s office said in a news release.

Mother seeks justice in car crash that killed her daughter

Officials say Steyer crashed into Card's car, killing 4 year-old Samyra Oakley and severely injuring 17 year-old Dashawn Pabon.

Steyer was charged with 11 uniform traffic tickets -- including reckless driving.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Samrya Oakley
Jontay Card
Thomas Steyer
Dashaen Pabon
East Maine Road
Union, NY


This accident was in Broome County, NY not Madison County. The area is Binghamton, NY

Dear Anonymous, Thanks very much for providing correct information. I have updated our report here. Regards, Ingrid, Accident Data Center

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