Then, while driving at high rate of speed, Lauresia Woods tried to cross several lanes of I-20 westbound after nearly missing her exit on Sept. 20, 2013, according to police. Woods crashed and flipped the SUV, ejecting three children. Her 7-year-old godson, Jamal Lewis, was killed.
After the crash, Erica Lewis told Channel 2 Action News three of her six children, 14-year-old Sandterria, Jamal and 5-year-old Jasmine, were headed to a party with their godmother and her two children when the crash happened. Sandterria and Jasmine were seriously injured in the crash.