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Death toll rises to four in a horrific car crash in Milwaukee

A 5-month-old boy hurt in a car crash that has killed his parents and a 2-year-old sister died Sunday.

The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office verified the baby’s death. Another young child was still in hospital after the horrific single-vehicle crash Friday night on Milwaukee’s north side.

Three victims were confirmed Saturday evening as Larry G. Williams, 29, Ayana M. Hill, 22, and Yana Williams, 2, all of Milwaukee. Larry G. Williams IV was declared dead at 11:40 a.m. Sunday at Children’s Hospital.  

Autopsies are scheduled for Monday.

According to the police, the accident took place around 8:15 p.m. Friday in the 2600 block of West Townsend Street.

Police stated Saturday that a 1-year-old girl was in steady condition.

Police earlier reported the male victim was a 16-year-old boy and the young girl was 3 years old.

A witness reported that the eastbound car was accelerating when the driver lost control and struck into a tree, Capt. Craig Sarnow stated at a news conference on Friday.

The deaths are the latest in a series of crashes involving speeding.

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