Ottawa Car Crash Death of Isabella Soto of Roosevelt Elementary School
5-year-old Isabella Soto of Roosevelt Elementary School died in a fatal Ottawa, MI car crash that occurred on Friday, October 1, 2021. It happened at about 6:45 p.m. when Isabella’s father, while driving an Audi Q5 east on I-196 faster than surrounding traffic, slowed down and attempted to move into the right lane.
The Audi crashed into the rear of a Ford F-150 pickup, pushing it into a Jeep. The impact left Isabella with fatal injuries from which she was pronounced dead.
Her father, only identified as a 45-year-old Holland man, was left with injuries and has since been hospitalized. The driver of the Ford survived the accident with minor injuries.
The accident happened in a section of the road where traffic was merging into one lane for construction works.