1-Year-Old Dies After Monday Accident
A baby boy from Panama City Beach died Tuesday night after he was injured in a wreck on Interstate 10 on Monday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. His mother, Quynh-Nhu Thuy Samantha Nguyen, 20, was driving east on I-10 a few miles east of Mossy Head at 6:20 a.m. according to an FHP news release. She reached over to the passenger seat where 12-year-old Cynthia Nguyen was holding the boy, Javon Johnson, and lost control of the car. Two other children, Omari Johnson, 3, and Naomi Nguyen, 5, were also in the car. None of the five were wearing a seatbelt. Javon Johnson was flown to Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola along with the other two young children. He was pronounced dead Tuesday night at 10:10 p.m., according to the release. Charges are pending.
Northwest Florida Daily News, Okaloosa County