HARVEY, LA (WVUE) - A 3-month-old infant who was ejected from a minivan during a Monday accident has died, according to family members and the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Department.
Jaliyah Martin died as a result of her injuries. Her brother, 4-year-old Jamar Jones remains hospitalized at Children's Hospital and according to physicians, is expected to survive.
Jaliyah Martin was not properly restrained at the time of the crash.
The accident occurred around 1:30 p.m. at the intersection of First and Destrehan avenues.
The driver of the minivan, Sinclair Martin, was cited for driving on a suspended license and no insurance. He was also cited for three counts of child restraint requirement violations.