Grandmother says 15-month-old has died after fiery crash in Knoxville

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — The grandmother of 15-month-old Haizley confirms the toddler has died after battling injuries from a fiery crash in Knoxville that occurred on May 19.

Previously, the Knoxville Police Department reported all three victims — two men ages 25 and 24 and a 15-month old girl — were initially transported to the University of Tennessee Medical Center following the crash.

The car carrying four occupants occurred on Buffat Mill Road near Spring Hill Road, where the vehicle burst into flames.

One of the men and the young girl were transported to the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville.

The young girl’s grandmother said the child was on a ventilator and had second and third degree burns on 70% of her body.

Knoxville Police are still looking for the male driver of the car fled on foot from the scene following the crash. Witnesses said that his clothes appeared to be on fire when he fled the scene.

No additional information was immediately released.

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