Jefferson Parish Crash Reports

Louisiana Accident Report: Male runner, 64, fatally hit by Jeep Wrangler in Marrero 

Crash Report – U.S. 90  Marrero, LA    Report ID: 2024 January 29 NCIC#: Unknown OFFICER ID#: Unknown Traffic Unit 1: Pedestrian  Traffic Unit 2: 2018 Jeep Wrangler  Occupants: 2 Injuries/Fatalities: Yes Vehicle Damage (If Any): Yes Property Damage (other than vehicles): Unknown Road Surface Condition: Dry Manner of Crash Impact (Single Vehicle, Angle, Left Turn, Rear-End, Head-On, Sideswipe, U-Turn, Other, Unknown): Other Location of Pedestrian/Cyclist (If Any): U.S. 90  Narrative MARRERO, LA – A 64-year-old man ran across U.S. 90 when he was struck by a 2018 Jeep Wrangler on Monday, resulting in his death.  This crash happened before 9

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Hit-and-run scooter crash kills 2 in Jefferson Parish

MARRERO, LA – The driver and passenger of a motorized scooter died after a pickup truck struck their vehicle early Friday morning before fleeing the scene, reports WBRZ 2. Police say the incident happened around 3:30 a.m. in the center lane of the westbound side of the Westbank Expressway. The investigation thus far suggests that a westbound pickup truck rear-ended the scooter. The force of the collision threw both the scooter driver and passenger from the vehicle. Both the driver and passenger of the scooter died from injuries sustained in the crash even though they were wearing seatbelts when it

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Single-vehicle motorcycle crash kills 1 in Jefferson Parish

HARVEY, LA – A man died Sunday night after his motorcycle crashed along a roadway in Harvey, reports WGNO. Police say the incident happened just before 9 p.m. in the area of Destrehan Avenue and First Avenue. Authorities say the man lost control of his motorcycle while travelling south on Destrehan. The biker collided with a guardrail and died at the scene of the crash. The identity of the victim has not yet been released, and it is unclear if he was wearing a safety helmet at the time of the accident. A full investigation is underway. If you have

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1 killed, 2 hospitalized in alleged DUI crash in Marrero

MARRERO, LA – A 65-year-old driver died, and three other people went to the hospital after two vehicles collided in Jefferson Parish on Sunday night, reports WDSU 6.  Police say the incident happened around 7:30 p.m. at the intersection of Ames Boulevard and Trinity Drive, which is near Pard Park. The initial investigation suggests that a southbound pickup truck veered into a northbound lane and crashed into a car. The driver of the car died at the scene of the accident. Authorities identified the victim as Rene Zeigler of Marrero. Medics transported an 8-year-old passenger to a local hospital with

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1 injured in Jefferson Parish crash involving school bus

KENNER, LA – One person sustained minor injuries on Monday in a four-vehicle crash involving a school bus along the interstate in Kenner, reports WGNO News. The incident happened Monday morning on I-10. The exact location of the crash is unclear at this time. Police say the bus was not carrying passengers at the time of the crash. A driver from one of the other three vehicles sustained minor injuries in the collision. While authorities have not shared how the accident happened, Kenner Police have indicated that the bus driver received a citation for following too closely. Our team will

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Single-vehicle crash kills 1 on US-90 Bus in Jefferson Parish

MARRERO, LA – A 52-year-old man died on Sunday night when his vehicle crashed along a highway in Marrero, reports WGNO abc News. Police say the incident happened around 10:30 p.m. on U.S. Highway 90 Business, or Westbank Expressway, near Urbandale Street. A preliminary investigation suggests that a westbound 2006 Buick Lucerne veered from the roadway and crashed into a tree. Medics transported the victim to a local hospital, where he later died from injuries sustained in the accident. Authorities identified him as Don Lewis from Avondale. The cause of the crash remains under investigation with law enforcement. If you

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Car runs stop sign, kills motorcyclist in N Jefferson Parish

KENNER, LA – A motorcyclist died Sunday evening when a vehicle struck him after running a stop sign at a busy intersection in Kenner, reports Fox 8. Police say the accident happened around 5:45 p.m. at the intersection of West Metairie Avenue and Clay Street. A preliminary investigation, including video evidence, revealed that a 2004 Mercedes Benz ignored the stop sign on the southbound side of Clay Street at West Metairie Avenue. The vehicle proceeded to collided with the motorcycle, which was eastbound on West Metairie Avenue. The collision killed the male driver of the motorcycle. Authorities have not yet

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Car strikes garbage truck in Jefferson, injuring worker

JEFFERSON, LA – A sanitation worker was hospitalized after a car struck his truck in Jefferson Parish on Monday. WDSU reports that the crash happened before 9 a.m. at the intersection of River Road and Shrewsbury Court. Police have identified the driver of the car as 44-year-old May Wen. They say Wen was distracted by a cell phone and rear-ended the garbage truck while the sanitation worker was dumping a load into the back. The worker sustained serious injuries and lost his leg as a result of the accident. Wen was arrested for negligence and texting while driving. If you

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Collision in Jefferson Parish Ends Police Chase

GRETNA, LA – A police chase that started in Plaquemines Parish finished when the pursued vehicle collided with another car in Gretna, LA on Monday. Authorities say the collision occurred around 9 p.m. near the intersection of Lapalco Blvd and Belle Chasse Highway. State police reported minor injuries from the crash. An investigation is pending. If you have been involved in a car accident and hope to file an insurance or personal injury claim, you will want to obtain a copy of your official Louisiana car accident report. Car accidents can be emotional and confusing, so it’s vital that you

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Jefferson Parish Child Hurt when Bus Driver Loses Control of Bus

Waggaman, LA – One child was injured Monday when a driver lost control and drove a school bus carrying 8 kids into a ditch on River Road, WGNO reports.  Police say the accident happened around 6AM near Willswood Lane and that the driver has been cited for careless operation. Other injuries have not been reported as a result of the accident, but the investigation is ongoing. If you have been involved in a car accident and hope to file an insurance or personal injury claim, you will want to obtain a copy of your official Louisiana car accident report. Car

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