The cheerleader’s brother who was killed in an accident by a police officer is still fighting for his life

The devastated family of a student who was injured in a crash that killed his cheerleader sister and her girlfriend in Louisiana said that he is still in intensive care and needs blood.

Liam Dunn, 20, a freshman at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, remains in critical condition after Addis Police Officer David Cauthron, 42, ran a red light and pulled over in the car that the student was in on New Year’s Eve.

“Liam is still in hospital, so the big thing they are promoting is that he needs blood. So, they’re promoting a blood drive through Our Lady of the Lake because that’s the hospital he’s in,” said Brusly High School Principal Walt Lemoine, WAFB reported.

“There’s so much support out there that people really genuinely care about other people, and it’s a shame that it takes a tragedy to bring that out,” he added.

Liam, a 2020 graduate of Brusly High, reportedly lost a lot of blood in the fatal crash.

Cauthron has been charged with two counts of negligent homicide in the tragic accident, which killed Dunn’s sister Maggie, 17, and Caroline Gill, 16.

Dunn’s father, Kenny Wayne, posted updates on his son’s condition on Facebook.

“Thank you very much for the great love and condolences for our family. Your thoughts and prayers have sustained us thus far. Our family really thanks you,” he wrote, encouraging people to donate blood.

“As soon as his status changes we will update as honestly as we can. He is in a fight right now. … He will need surgeries. He has a broken femur, tabula, left wrist, fractured skull, and a few other issues. We are praying,” Wayne wrote.

“We don’t know why God took our daughter, but I think she is running the shop there,” he added.

Eighteenth Judicial District Attorney Tony Clayton attacked Cauthron, who has been with the police force for less than a year after previously working for a state sheriff’s office.

“That cop has a lot of questions to answer about his speed and gross negligence,” Clayton said Sunday, according to WBRZ. “The public can rest assured, we will follow the facts.”

Sources told the newspaper that the policeman was driving about 86 mph while chasing suspect Tyquel Zanders, who is accused of stealing a relative’s car.

Sources also told WBRZ that Cauthron did not apply the brakes before hitting the car that the girls and Liam were in.

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