Michael Laque Killed, 2 Injured in San Antonio, TX, Accident
San Antonio, TX -- January 8, 2017, Michael Laque was killed, two others injured, after their driver, Darrian Roberts, allegedly crashed the car and fled.
San Antonio Police officers responded to the hit-and-run scene at about 6:40 a.m. near the intersection of I-37 and Pecan Valley Drive.
According to police officials, 14-year-old Laque was one of three passengers riding in 19-year-old "Smokey" Roberts's vehicle. They were traveling northbound on Pecan Valley when the vehicle somehow lost control. The car went into a sideways slide, eventually colliding with a steel support column.
Due to the collision, Laque was pronounced dead at the scene. The other two passengers were transported to nearby University Hospital with unspecified injuries.
Authorities say that Roberts fled the scene of the accident. Thanks to descriptions from the victims, Roberts was identified and apprehended on January 13. He currently faces a charge of failure to stop and render aid resulting in death.
At this time, no further details have been released.
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