Atlanta-based actress Chelsea Standberry and her three children killed in horrific eight-vehicle crash
Chelsea Standberry and her three children were killed in a tragic and horrifing eight vehicle pile up after a collision with an 18-wheeler
Thirty six-year-old Atlanta based actress Chelsea Standberry and her three children were killed in an eight-vehicle crash on Thursday. The accident took place on westbound Interstate 10 in Southeast Texas and involved an 18-wheeler.
The crash took place around dawn on Thursday and Beaumont police are investigating what caused the tractor-trailer to crash into seven other passenger vehicles. According to a statement released by the Beaumont police, the deceased are 36-year-old Chelsea Standberry, 10-year-old Anthony Standberry Jr, eight-year-old Anaiyah Standberry, and six-year-old Chase Standberry.
Along with the four victims in the car were Chelsea's husband, Anthony Standberry Sr, her stepdaughter Jada Standberry and her mother-in-law, Renee Ford, officer Haley Morrow shared. The Beaumont police also revealed that many other people in the other vehicles were treated for minor injuries. The driver of the 18-wheeler escaped with no injuries.
As reported by 12 News Now, the tragic collision took place on the Major Drive overpass at around 6:30 am. The cause of the massive pile-up is still unclear. A family member of the Standberry's started a GoFundMe campaign where they revealed that the remaining three family members are expected to recover.
Chelsea Standberry's husband's Facebook page revealed that the pair had been married for around 11 years. A close friend of Chelsea's shared that she had graduated from Mercer University where she was a member of the Iota Sigma sorority.
Chelsea's IMDB page says that she went by the stage name ChelseyRai S. She was born in Houston and then raised in Atlanta where she worked as an actress as well as an entertainment host. Chelsea's husband is also an actor and the pair had done several films and TV projects together.