4 members of the same family killed when SUV plunges into canal


>>NOW AT 4 O’CLOCK A TRAGIC CRASH IN DELAWARE. WE ARE LEARNING MORE ABOUT THE YOUNG FAMILY MEMBERS KILLED WHEN A CAR CAREENED INTO A CANAL YESTERDAY AND CREWS ARE STILL LOOKING FOR THE BODY OF A SIX-YEAR-OLD PASSENGER. IT IS MONDAY AFTERNOON. I’M SHARRIE WILLIAMS.>>AND I’M BRIAN TAFF. THE BIG STORY ON “ACTION NEWS” IS THE CRASH THAT FOREVER CHANGED THE LIFE OF A FAMILY. THE 18-YEAR-OLD DRIVER WHILE TRYING TO RESCUE HIS PASSENGERS.>>MAGGIE KENT LIVE AT THE SCENE WITH THE LATEST.>>Reporter: SHARRIE AND BRIAN, WE SPOKE TO THE MOTHER OF THREE OF THE FOUR CRASH VICTIMS. SHE SAYS THAT HER 18-YEAR-OLD SON WAS ACTUALLY FOLLOWING ALONG WITH HER AND HER HUSBAND. THEY WERE DRIVING IN FRONT. HE WAS DRIVING RIGHT BEHIND THEM WHEN THEIR GPS KIND OF GOT WONKY AND SENT THEM TOWARDS THE C AND D CANAL. SHE SAYS SHE NOTICED THAT HER SON WAS NOT FOLLOWING BEHIND BUT ALL SHE SAW AFTER THAT WAS JUST A CLOUD OF DUST.>>EVERYTHING BELOW, I WOULDN’T WISH IT ON ANYONE AND IT’S JUST, ITS HARD, YOU KNOW, THOSE ARE FOUR WONDERFUL, WONDERFUL CHILDREN.>>Reporter: SEVEN CREWS FOCUSED ON THE WATERS OF THE CHESAPEAKE AND DELAWARE CANAL IN SAINT GEORGES. THE GOAL TO RECOVER THE BODY OF SIX-YEAR-OLD ETHAN LINDSEY, THE YOUNGEST OF FOUR CRASH VICTIMS. THE CAR DRIVEN BY HIS ELDEST BROTHER 18-YEAR-OLD WILLIS LINDSEY CRASHED INTO THE CANAL. THEIR MOTHER BRANDY LINDSEY SAYS HER SON WAS DRIVING HIS GIRLFRIEND TWO BROTHERS 16-YEAR-OLD KYRIE AND SIX-YEAR-OLD ETHAN AS WELL AS HIS 12-YEAR-OLD COUSIN ERIC TO HIS 10-YEAR-OLD BROTHER’S FOOTBALL GAME. THEY WERE TRAVELING RIGHT BEHIND HER CAR.>>WE JUST A FOLLOWED THE GPS TRYING TO GET OUT OF — OFF OF THE CANAL AND WE KIND OF HAD TO MAKE SOME TURNS. WE DIDN’T SEE OUR SON BEHIND US SO WHEN MY HUSBAND STOPPED AND TURNED AROUND ALL WE SAW WAS LIKE A CLOUD OF DUST AND STUFF BEHIND US AND WE TURNED AROUND HIS GIRLFRIEND WAS ON THE ROCKS.>>Reporter: SHE WAS THE ONLY SURVIVOR. THE DRIVER WILLIS LINDSEY TOOK HER TO SHORE AND THEN WENT BACK FOR HIS SIBLINGS AND COUSIN.>>HE WOULDN’T WANT TO LIVE IN A WORLD WITHOUT THEM SO I KNOW HE WOULD HAVE WANTED TO HELP THEM.>>Reporter: THE THREE BROTHERS LEAVE BEHIND A THREE-YEAR-OLD SISTER AND 10-YEAR-OLD BROTHER.>>MY 10-YEAR-OLD HE’S SURVIVING FOR NOW BUT I DON’T KNOW HOW MUCH OF IT THAT HE UNDERSTANDS. I DON’T KNOW IF HE KNOWS THAT HIS BROTHER’S AND COUSIN AREN’T COMING BACK.>>Reporter: THE FAMILY DEVASTATED SHE WENT ON TO SAY. MAKE SURE YOU TELL YOUR KIDS YOU LOVE THEM BECAUSE YOU NEVER KNOW IF TOMORROW IS PROMISED. SHE SAYS RIGHT NOW THE FAMILY IS WAITING FOR SEARCH CREWS TO CONTINUE TO COMB THIS CANAL AND FIND THE BODY OF

8 thoughts on “4 members of the same family killed when SUV plunges into canal

  1. Wtf, damn. Damn. God give this family 🙏💔 love 🙏 n strengthen them Lord with your grace n love. Ameen

  2. What a horrible tragedy for a family to endure. I pray this little one's body is found so he can be laid too rest. Condolences to the families and friends.

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