Fatal crash

December 30, 2017 - 8:06 am
Louisiana State Police are asking for help finding a driver that killed a man in Des Allemands, and drove away. "Shortly after 12:00 am this morning, Troopers with Troop C responded to a fatal hit and run crash involving a bicyclist on US 90 just east of Cypress Drive," Trooper Jesse LaGrange said...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 25, 2017 - 2:09 pm
Troopers say a woman crashed her car twice on Christmas eve. The second collision killed a woman and her baby. "A 19-year-old mother and her 7-month old son were killed in a fiery crash on LA 1065 near the intersection of LA 1064," Louisiana State Police Trooper Dustin Dwight said in a news release...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 20, 2017 - 9:24 am
New Orleans firefighters say one person died and a driver was injured after a crash involving a local business. "At 6:53 a.m. the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) received a 9-1-1 call reporting a vehicle with possible persons trapped lodged in the side of a building on St. Bernard Ave,"...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 06, 2017 - 10:41 am
A man is dead after driving his car into Lake Pontchartrain. His passenger survived after a rescue, but one of the rescuers disappeared during the rescue. "Victims #1 and #2 were in the parking lot of the Blue Crab Restaurant when Victim #1 placed the vehicle in drive and accelerated into Lake...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
November 27, 2017 - 9:50 pm
Louisiana State Police say a man is dead after another driver's boat and trailer hit his vehicle. It happened Monday afternoon in St. James Parish on LA 18 at Pecan Street. "The crash took the life of 49 year old David Burvant of Slidell, LA," Trooper Jesse LaGrange said. "The preliminary...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 27, 2017 - 7:30 am
New Orleans police say a driver caused a deadly crash, then fled the scene. "The NOPD is investigating a fatal vehicle crash that occurred Thursday night, October 26, 2017, on Almonaster Avenue near Louisa Street," Public Information Officer Juan Barnes said in a news release. He says when cops...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 05, 2017 - 7:45 am
The NOPD is investigating a fatal accident that left a female pedestrian dead today. It happened in the 4100 block of Claiborne Avenue. "At approximately 4:59 a.m., the Traffic Fatality Unit responded to a scene involving a pedestrian struck westbound on South Claiborne," according to a news...
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A man died late Sunday night after flying off of the elevated Interstate 10 in New Orleans, landing on the Claiborne Avenue below. "The motorcyclist was traveling westbound in the left lane on Interstate 10 West near Perdido Street. For unknown reasons, he apparently lost control and struck the...
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June 28, 2017 - 4:31 pm
Authorities say a 2-year-old is among three people killed after a car chase ended in a crash in New Orleans East. Trooper Melissa Matey, a Louisiana State Police spokeswoman, says state police units tried to stop the vehicle in downtown New Orleans for a stolen license plate. The driver fled,...
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Chris Miller
May 01, 2017 - 3:19 pm
The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal crash. It happened this morning around 7:30 in Lacombe. The crash took the life of 17-year-old Victoria Schneider. "A 1997 Chevrolet pickup truck, which was driven by 26-year-old, Jermamie Young (Bogalusa, LA) was headed eastbound on...
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