Four-Year-Old Dies after Street Racing Crash in Des Moines

(Des Moines, IA) -- A four-year-old child has died after a car crash on Fleur Drive. Des Moines Police say two cars were racing down Fleur Drive just after 6:00 p.m. Tuesday when one of them lost control, crossing into oncoming traffic, and hitting two oncoming cars near Grays Lake.

The other car kept going and hasn't been found. Callers to police 9-1-1 describe the car as a luxury model SUV, possibly a BMW.

A 35-year-old and an eight-year-old remain in the hospital in critical condition. Four people, including the two children were taken to the hospital after the three-car head-on crash.

Fleur Drive southbound near Waterworks Park was shut down until about 11 p.m. for the accident investigation and clean up.

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