(LAKEWOOD, OH) - Police have arrested a Cleveland man on charges of OVI and Aggravated Vehicular Homicide over the weekend after apparently striking a tree with his truck causing it to fall onto three children, killing one.
The accident happened just after 7 p.m. Saturday evening when witnesses say the driver, 38-year-old Clement J. Andera, crashed his truck into the tree causing it to fall onto a one-year-old, five-year-old, and a 15-year-old.
All three children were taken to the hospital for treatment. The one-year-old, Jayla Tate, died as a result of injuries.
The second victim, 5-year-old Marri Dickerson, was last listed in Intensive Care at MetroHealth Medical Center.
The third victim's name and condition are unknown at this time.
The one-year-old and 5-year-old were siblings. The 15-year-old was their cousin.
Charges will be filed on Andera after consulting with the prosecutor.