Fatal crash

Jim Hanzo
July 07, 2019 - 5:34 pm
A fatal crash on the Interstate 55 bridge took the life of an unrestrained driver. The accident happened northbound just north of Manchac in Tangipahoa Parish and involved a 2008 Nissan Maxima. According to police, for reasons still under investigation, the Maxima stopped in the left lane. While...
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Chris Miller
June 17, 2019 - 12:30 pm
A 15-year-old died and two children were critically injured when the car they were riding in rolled over several times of I-55 just south of Hammond shortly before 9:30 last night, Louisiana State Police said. The driver was also seriously hurt. According to troopers, 38-year-old Viola Oliver II...
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Louisiana State Police are investigating crashes that left three people dead after victims were sent flying off the elevated Westbank Expressway. Witnesses report an initial crash around 10:30pm. Several people were standing outside the vehicles when another driver crashed into a disabled vehicle...
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Louisiana State Police say a man was thrown out of his car and died after running into a horse in Tangipahoa Parish Sunday. "The crash has claimed the life of 21-year-old Javonte Lamone Johnson," Senior Trooper Dustin Dwight said in an email. "The initial investigation led Troopers to determine...
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Chris Miller
May 01, 2019 - 3:28 pm
Tashonty Toney, the man accused of killing two bicyclists and injuring several others on Esplanade Avenue in March, is accused in a 16-count indictment, the New Orleans District Attorney's Office announced today. "Tashonty Toney was charged with two counts of vehicular homicide, six counts of first...
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April 27, 2019 - 10:21 pm
New Orleans Police say a man riding a motorcycle was killed in a crash on Wisner Boulevard not far from Esplanade Ave. It happened shortly before 7 p.m. "The motorcyclist was travelling northbound on Wisner Boulevard near Esplanade Avenue. For unknown reasons, he apparently lost control and struck...
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Chris Miller
April 05, 2019 - 4:14 pm
Jason Adams, sent to prison to serve a ten year sentence with half of it suspended for a fatal crash that killed a 23-year-old woman, has been released after just nine months. Adams was behind the wheel of a Lamborghini Huracan when he slammed into the flood wall on Tchoupitoulas Street in 2016...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
February 11, 2019 - 7:31 am
New Orleans Police say a man is dead after flying off the raised portion of I-10 near Carrollton. "The NOPD is investigating an auto accident that claimed the life of a motorcyclist Sunday night," according Public Information Officer Danielle Miller. "At or around 9:06 p.m., NOPD Traffic Fatality...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 21, 2018 - 9:43 pm
One man is dead after a crash on the I-10 in Slidell. State police say a man changing lanes hit another vehicle and went out of control across the median into oncoming traffic. "At approximately 11:40 AM on Friday, December 21, 2018, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L responded to a fatal...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 14, 2018 - 3:29 pm
What witnesses say started with police chasing a car, ended with a man dead in the middle of the street on the Westbank. "They were hauling ass down 4th Street," one witness told WWL First News. "They ran head on into a car coming from the other way, and one of them come flying out the windshield...
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