SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - A five-year-old girl died two days after she was involved in an early morning crash November 12, on Youree Drive in Shreveport.
The Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office says Chloe Maines, 5, of Mansfield, died around 5:30 a.m. Wednesday, November 14. Her mother and brother were also injured in the crash.
According to a Shreveport Police report, Maines was in a 2014 Nissan Maxima when the driver pulled into the turning lane on Youree Drive. The driver started to turn onto Sophia Lane when a woman driving south on Youree Drive struck the vehicle.
The crash report stated heavy rain was in the area at the time of the crash.
The driver of a third vehicle witnessed the crash and found the girl unresponsive in the back seat of the Maxima.
Chloe was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
According to the police report, a witness stated the Maxima was turning at the light onto Sophia and the “tan Toyota headed southbound had no time” to stop due to the heavy rain.
A GoFundMe account was set up for her funeral expenses. The post states the tragedy occurred on Chloe’s 5th birthday.