CLEVELAND, Ohio – A 23-year-old man was charged Monday in connection with a fatal car crash accident that cost two lives in Cleveland, according to the reports.
The 23-year-old Cleveland man was identified as Glenn Parrish Jr. He was charged Monday and was arraigned Tuesday. He was arrested after an accident that occurred at Buckeye Road and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard where he allegedly ran a red light.
The Cleveland man was driving a Dodge Caravan with six passengers and was speeding east on Buckeye. The vehicle slammed into an E150 van after the Cleveland man ran a red light. There were two men who were in the E150 van.
The collision ejected the two passengers who were in the Dodge Caravan. The two passengers were pronounced dead at the scene. The first victim who was pronounced dead at the scene was identified as 23-year-old Daniel Sneed of Cleveland. The second victim who was ejected from the vehicle was identified as 23-year-old Brandon Smith of Cleveland. He was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center where he died from injuries later that day, according to the reports.
Three others were injured who were passengers of the Dodge Caravan. The victims were identified as Justin Fort, 23 of Cleveland Heights, Lewis Fitzpatrick, 23 of Cleveland, and Justin Merrit, 23 of Cleveland.
The two individual who were on the E150 was identified as 51-year-old Donald Lasterof Shaker Heights and the 31-year-old passenger Charles Hill, according to the reports. They were treated and released from local hospitals where they were treated with a non-life threatening injury.
A blood sample was taken to Cuyahoga County Regional Forensic Laboratory for testing. The Cleveland man was believed to be in the influence of alcohol or drug when the accident happened.
Glenn Parrish Jr. is being held at the Cuyahoga County jail on a $100,000 for aggravated vehicular homicide and five counts of aggravated vehicular assault, according to Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s office.