Today Prosecutor Kym L. Worthy has charged Jimmie Lee Jackson IV, 28 (DOB: 8/6/87), of Detroit in connection with the August 17, 2015 fatal car crash that occurred at 10:56 p.m. in the 7600 block of Greenview in Detroit. Lee is alleged to have been driving a friend's car northbound on Greenview at a high rate of speed prior to striking a Detroit woman standing on the street near the driver's door of her car. The impact caused her to be thrown over 30 feet from her car. Lee fled from the scene of the car crash.
Medics took the victim to a local hospital where she died from multiple injuries related to the crash. After an investigation by the Detroit Police Department, on August 24, 2015, Lee was placed under arrest in the case. He has been charged with one count each of: Reckless Driving Causing Death; Failure to Stop at an At Fault Accident Causing Death, Operating with License Suspended; Revoked of Denied Causing Death and Operating with License Suspended, Revoked or Denied.
Jackson is expected to be arraigned today at 10:30 a.m. in 36th District Court in Detroit.
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