Independence Division - Major Crash detectives investigating a serious crash


Tuesday, April 10, 2018,

On Monday, April 2, 2018, at 10:49 p.m., the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department responded to a serious injury crash in the 8600 block of E. Independence Boulevard near Sardis Road North.  A 2015 Honda Fit, driven by Casey Nash, rear-ended a 2017 Nissan Rogue, driven by Alaijah Walker.  Both vehicles traveled off the roadway after the crash.  The Honda overturned in the median and landed back in the travel lanes.  The Nissan traveled off the roadway and went airborne for a short distance.  The drivers and passengers were transported to Carolinas Medical Center-Main with life threatening injuries.

The CMPD Major Crash Investigation Unit and DWI Task Force responded to conduct an investigation.  The preliminary investigation revealed that Mr. Nash was impaired by alcohol and traveling over 100 mph when his vehicle struck the Nissan.  The Nissan was traveling inbound when it was rear-ended.  The crash remains under investigation. 

On April 9, 2018, Casey Nash was arrested by detectives upon release from Carolinas Medical Center.  He was charged with four counts of Felony Serious Injury by Vehicle, four counts of Assault with a Deadly Weapon Inflicting Serious Injury, Driving While Impaired, Speeding, Reckless Driving, and No Operator's License.  He is currently in the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office.  The victims in this case are continuing to recover. 

Report number:  20180402-224900
Division:  Independence
Crash Type:  Serious Injury-Impaired Driving

Driver #1:
Casey Joseph Nash, W/M, DOB: 01/22/1995 (Serious Injury)

Vehicle #1:  2015 Honda Fit

Driver #2:

Alaijah Kierra Walker, B/F, DOB: 07/13/1996 (Serious Injury)

Vehicle #2:  2017 Nissan Rogue

Passengers, Vehicle #2:

Abreia Tonisha Davis, B/F, DOB: 05/12/1994 (Serious Injury)
Nia Shay Ramos, B/F, DOB: 04/24/1997 (Serious Injury)
Pamela Denise Hembrick, B/F, DOB: 01/13/1999 (Serious Injury)