On Tuesday evening, May 21, 2019, the three year old involved in the crash on Monday succumbed to her injuries.
Brandy Wiley’s charge has been upgraded to negligent homicide. She is currently being held without bond.
Original press release: Eight Vehicles involved in Catastrophic Crash
Shortly before 7:30 p.m. on May 20, 2019 the Natchitoches Police Department responded to a crash scene involving multiple vehicles. The crash, located at Keyser Avenue and East Fifth Street, required officers to close the intersection down for several hours while they conducted their investigation.
Brandy Wiley, black female, 38, of the city was charged with negligent injuring, reckless operation, and improper lane use and disobey red light. Wiley was booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center where she awaits bond.
Also involved was Brittany Payne, 29, of Natchez, a 16 year old juvenile of the city, who sustained moderate injuries, Ellen Walker, 60, of Natchez who also received moderate injuries. Additionally four parked vehicles were also struck during this devastating event.
Tragically a 3 year old child, who was an occupant of one of the vehicles, was critically injured in this crash. The child was airlifted from NRMC to another medical facility.
The Natchitoches Police Department is monitoring the condition of the 3 year old and additional/upgraded charges are pending.
No further information will be released at this time.
Approved for release by Chief Dove Date: 5/21/19