Canton, GA (December 3, 2018) – At this time, a Creekview High School student is still hospitalized following an accident that led to the death of a classmate and injuries to two other students.
17-year-old Chase Burr was injured in the accident and was immediately put in the intensive care unit due to the severity of his injuries. He was moved to a regular room at an area hospital after the past few days due to the progress that he has been making.
The classmate who lost their life was identified as 17-year-old Stevie Smith. The crash took place when a red 2003 Infiniti was involved in an accident and went off the side of the road, crashing into a tree. The driver of the vehicle was identified as 17-year-old Yann Engamba, and another 15-year-old passenger suffered injuries as well.
Engamba was charged with vehicular homicide, serious injury by vehicle, reckless driving, and more.
Police continue to investigate the accident to determine exactly what happened.
We understand how difficult it can be for a family when a child has been injured in a serious and preventable accident. We would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of those who have suffered losses due to this accident.
Fatal Accident in Georgia
The amount of serious injuries and fatalities stemming from Georgia accidents have been steadily increasing every year on our roadways. In 2015, 1,430 people lost their lives in serious Georgia accidents. These accidents leave parents in a difficult position when their child has been suddenly injured in an accident due to the recklessness of another party. We want you to know that an experienced car accident attorney will be able to help you through one of the most difficult times of your life.
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