SAVANAH HERNANDEZ REPORTS: St. Louis teen paralyzed after career criminal crashes into her while illegally driving car

Mar 3, 2023 | Political News

Daniel Riley, a St. Louis criminal, who violated bond over 40 times, was out on bond for a felony robbery when he crashed into 17-year-old Janae Edmonson, leaving her permanently paralyzed in both legs. Edmonson, a volleyball player who had just received a scholarship to play at the University of Tennessee Southern, received a double amputation as a result of the crash. 

During the evening of Feb 20th, 21-year-old Riley was illegally operating a vehicle without a license while speeding through downtown St. Louis before crashing into another vehicle. Edmonson, a Tennessee resident who was in St. Louis for a volleyball tournament, was walking down the street with her parents when the crash left her pinned between two cars.