Navigation Search Map (504) 658-4000

Translate this page

The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Single Car Crash Claims Lakeview Man in Seventh Ward

June 26, 2013

Tonight, members of the New Orleans Police Department’s Fatality Unit are investigating a single car accident that left a 30-year-old Lakeview man dead in the Seventh Ward.  The accident occurred at approximately 9:10 P.M., on I-610 Westbound just before the Saint Bernard Avenue entrance ramp.    

The 30-year-old driver of a dark colored 2003 Toyota 4Runner was traveling Westbound on I-610 when for reasons unknown lost control of his vehicle, struck the concrete guard rail and flipped over several times causing the driver to be ejected.  The driver was the only person inside of the vehicle and died on the scene.               

The investigating is ongoing. 

Blood and alcohol tests are pending and the Orleans Parish Coroner will conduct an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death.  

The lead Fatality Investigator is Melvin Hunter and can be contacted at 658-6237.

####

Officer Garry Flot

 
Add to Twitter Add to Newsvine Add to Reddit Add to Yahoo Bookmarks Add to Yahoo MyWeb Add to Facebook Add to LinkedIn Add to Digg Add to Google Bookmarks Add to Terchnorati Add to StumbleUpon Add to Delicious

Last updated: 6/26/2013 3:40:10 PM

Was this page helpful?
 
 

 
 Security code