“Fatal Street Race in Charlotte Claims Life of 17-Year-Old”

A second driver has been charged with murder after a street race in Charlotte resulted in the death of a 17-year-old. Javoris Williams, 35, was taken into custody and charged with second-degree murder, reckless driving, and spontaneous speed competition. The incident occurred on August 5th and involved a Ford Mustang and a Chevy Camaro. The driver of the Mustang, Ivan Morales Galvez, died from his injuries. The investigation is ongoing. Jesse Ullmann,Ciara Lankford reported

A second driver has been arrested and charged with murder after a spontaneous street race in the Steele Creek area resulted in the death of a 17-year-old, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police. Javoris Williams, aged 35, was taken into custody on August 9th and is facing charges of second-degree murder, reckless driving, and participating in a spontaneous speed competition. The tragic incident occurred on August 5th at 2016 W Arrowood Road. When officers arrived at the scene, they discovered a severely damaged 2005 Ford Mustang against a tree and a 2013 Chevy Camaro with heavy damage. The driver of the Ford, Ivan Morales Galvez, aged 17, was found with serious injuries and was taken to Atrium Health Main hospital. The driver of the Chevy, Paulo Alexis Ramos-Avila, aged 24, fled the scene but was later apprehended. Unfortunately, Galvez succumbed to his injuries while on the way to the hospital. According to witnesses, Avila was traveling at a high speed of around 100 mph in a 45 mph zone on W Arrowood Road at the time of the street race. Galvez was attempting to make a left turn onto Bramblewood Drive when his Ford Mustang was struck on the passenger side, causing it to spin and collide with a tree. Avila has been charged with second-degree murder, felony hit and run resulting in serious injury or death, and participating in a speed competition. He has since been released on bond. The vehicle of the second driver, Javoris Williams, has been located and seized. The investigation into this tragic incident is ongoing, and anyone with information is urged to contact Charlotte Crime Stoppers..