Jace Richardson

A toddler died nearly a week after he was seriously injured in a crash during a police chase. Jace Richardson, 2, and his mother were thrown from their car the morning of April 22 when a suspected car thief collided with their vehicle and another car while being chased by police, authorities said. The motorist in the other vehicle suffered minor injuries in the crash at West Florissant Avenue and Hudson Drive. The suspect was uninjured. The car carrying the woman and Jace hit a utility pole and caught fire, police said. They were taken to a hospital with serious injuries; Jace’s mother remained hospitalized as of Friday, officers said.

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Died

April 28, 2022

Type

Vehicular homicide

Age

2 years old

Gender

male

Where

West Florissant Avenue and Hudson Drive,
Unincorporated,
St. Louis County