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11-year-old boy dies after Friday crash in Annapolis

Posted at 1:46 PM, Jun 06, 2024

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — An 11-year-old boy has died, after a Friday-night crash in Annapolis.

The boy was in a Toyota Highlander being driven by Samuel Jeronimo-Chajaj. A 9-year-old child was also in the car said police.

The Toyota's driver failed to yield to oncoming traffic, while turning left from Forest Drive onto South Cherry Grove Avenue, at about 7 p.m. May 31, said police in a press release.

The Toyota was then struck by a Ford Expedition.

The 11-year-old boy was flown by Medevac to Johns Hopkins Children's Hospital, and was taken off of life support with family at his side on June 5, said police.

The 9-year-old, the Toyota driver, and the Ford driver all suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Anne Arundel Mobile Crisis and Annapolis Police Department Crisis Intervention Team personnel are providing assistance to the families.