SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - Southaven police have released new details regarding a deadly accident at Goodman Road and Airways.
Investigators were first alerted about the errant driver at 4:22 p.m., when a called stated she witnessed an accident on Church Road at the exit ramp of I-55. The driver, who was in a white Chevrolet Tahoe, left the scene of that crash.
As that call was being taken, police were notified about a white Tahoe driving recklessly and speeding northbound on Airways.
Moments later, officers in the area saw that vehicle run the red light at Airways and Goodman Road.
Police have detained one driver in the fatal car accident in Southaven. One person dead several others are in the hospital. pic.twitter.com/NH08nmLgfr— Jeremy Pierre FOX13 (@JeremypierreFOX) July 25, 2017
Police said the Tahoe hit a gray Lexus that was traveling through the intersection. That collision caused the Tahoe and Lexus to hit three other vehicles.
The driver of the Lexus was pronounced dead on the scene. Three others, including the Tahoe driver, sustained minor injuries.
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After the crash, the Tahoe driver got out of his car and ran away, according to police. Officers caught him in the area of Southcrest Parkway and Goodman Road.
Police identified Kameron Williams, 23 of Olive Branch, as the driver of the Tahoe. He is charged with Second Degree Murder and several other traffic related crimes.
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