Man charged after speeding chase ends in fatal crash

This week, a 38-year-old Detroit man faces a preliminary hearing after he stole a car and crashed into another vehicle while trying to escape from police. A woman inside the car that was struck was killed and her daughter was critically injured.

He has been charged with second-degree murder and carjacking as a result of the incident. The man allegedly stole a car from an apartment complex when police saw it driving down the road and began to chase it.

Police then called off the pursuit just before the man broadsided another vehicle. The 48-year-old mother that was driving that vehicle was pronounced dead on the scene and her 15-year-old daughter was rushed to the hospital to be treated for critical injuries.

Driving recklessly is a danger for anyone on the road because serious car accidents can occur. Our deepest condolences are with the friends and family of the woman.