UPDATE (APRIL 11): 2-year-old Liam has died of his injuries, Nevada Highway Patrol reported Monday.
13 Action News spoke to the toddler's father, Joe Collard, at University Medical Center earlier in the day.
"It's hard to describe what I'm feeling," he said. "No parent should bury their child."
Collard says he flew in from Spain where he is currently stationed to be by his son's side.
"I didn't hesitate," he said. "I have an amazing support system. My buddies helped facilitate me getting here."
According to investigators, Liam was thrown from a vehicle being driven by his mother Davi Lynne Owens, who died on the scene of Thursday's crash on the 215 Beltway near Lone Mountain Road.
"We were all going to hang out at a new apartment," said Davi's fiancé Jimmy Schneider, "I lost everything I had in a split second."
The family tells 13 Action News they plan to donate Liam's organs.
"He was the best thing a father could ask for," said Collord.
Funeral arrangements have not yet been announced.
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UPDATE (April 8): The woman who died in the crash was identified as 26-year-old Davi Owens. Her 2-year-old remains in critical condition.
One person is dead after a fiery crash on Thursday.
It was reported around 6 p.m. on the 215, just north of Lone Mountain Road.
Investigators say a Volkswagen sedan and Honda sedan hit head on.
The Honda became fully engulfed in flames.
Witnesses say there was little anyone could do to rescue the driver as the car burst into flames about a minute after coming to rest.
There was reportedly one deceased individual in that vehicle.
The coroner has not identified that person.
A 2-year-old child was ejected from the Honda and was taken to UMC Trauma in critical condition.
A woman who was inside the VW suffered from non-life threatening injuries.
Northbound 215 was closed for five hours as troopers investigated.
#BREAKING NHP investigating fatal crash on 215 & Lone Mountain. Driver killed in head on crash after car caught fire. 2-year-old was taken to hospital in critical condition. KTNV Channel 13 Action News
Posted by Bryan Callahan on Thursday, April 7, 2016