UPDATE: Bail set for teen accused in deadly crash following police chase

Published: Dec. 4, 2022 at 5:41 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 6, 2022 at 4:00 PM CST
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UPDATE Dec. 6, 2022: A judge on Tuesday set bail at $60,000 for a Mobile teen accused of leading police on a chase that ended with a fatal crash.

Jh’isaiah Franklin is charged with vehicular homicide and attempt to elude police. The chase happened just before 3 a.m. Sunday when officers tried to pull over a car on University Boulevard and Old shell road.

The vehicle ended up overturned just north of bear fork road near highpoint boulevard. Franklin and two passengers were injured. A third passenger, Kailyn Draine died.

Franklin is not to have contact with the victims and also won’t be allowed to drive.

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UPDATE:

Jh’Isaiah Franklin has been booked and charged with attempt to elude and homicide by vehicle.

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EARLIER STORY:

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - Police said one person has died and three were injured in a vehicle crash on Highpoint Boulevard near Bear Fork Road.

At approximately 2:53 a.m. Sunday morning, police attempted to make a traffic stop on a vehicle without tags on University Boulevard near Old Shell Road, according to authorities. Police said the vehicle led them on a pursuit and the precinct Sergeant called the pursuit off as it reached University Boulevard near Bear Fork Road.

The vehicle continued northbound onto Highpoint Boulevard into Prichard jurisdiction when the driver lost control and struck a tree, according to police.

Authorities said they discovered the vehicle turned over just north of Bear Fork Road on Highpoint Boulevard.

Police said the driver, Jh’Isaiah Franklin, 18, passengers Jaylin Alexander, 18, and Charity Mills, 21, were all transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Fourth passenger Kailyn Draine, 19, was ejected from the vehicle and succumbed to her injuries.

Police said this is an ongoing investigation.

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