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Pregnant mother and 6-year-old child among victims of Flowood crash

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(Vicksburg Daily News) — Authorities have released the identities of the victims of the fatal crash in Flowood, in which they were struck by a suspect fleeing a traffic stop.

According to WLBT, Michael Donyell Watson, 34, attempted to evade a Flowood police officer and by fleeing into coming traffic, going the wrong way on Lakeland Drive.

Shortly thereafter, he was involved in a crash that took the lives of a 33-year-old pregnant mother Shanarne Toshenie Williams, her 6-year-old daughter and 62-year-old Paula Prem.

The reckless driver, Watson, is reportedly hospitalized in critical condition.