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Three-Year-Old Girl Fatally Injured at Her Anderson Road Home

4/18/2013

April 18, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

This evening’s death of three-year-old Chidinma Ezekakpu is being investigated as an accident.
          
Chidinma’s mother, 36-year-old Ijeoma Ezekakpu, arrived at the family’s 3401 Anderson Road home in her SUV just before 6 p.m.  It appears that she opened the door to greet one of her children when her foot inadvertently hit the accelerator.  The SUV crashed into the garage.  Chidinma was hit when that happened.  She was rushed to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.  
          
Youth Services detectives are working to develop the precise scenario of events.

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