Grandmother indicted for fatal crash that killed 6-year-old
ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. -- A grand jury indicted the grandmother who was driving a vehicle involved in the fatal crash that killed 6-year-old Maliyah Davis in August 2017.
Victoria Carter was indicted on charges of neglect of a dependent resulting in death, neglect of a dependent resulting in serious bodily injury, neglect of a dependent resulting in bodily injury and neglect of a dependent.
On August 29, 2017 around 2:40 p.m., Reka Phillips was driving southbound on O'Brien when a Durango traveling on Vassar Avenue pulled into the intersection of O'Brien and Vassar into the path of Phillips' vehicle, according to Phillips' probable cause affidavit.
Carter was driving the Durango, which overturned as a result of the crash. Davis died as a result of her injuries.
Davis' brother and Carter were not injured.
Carter was indicted by the grand jury on February 22, 2018.
Reka Phillips pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death on April 23.