Hit and Run Driver Causes Fiery Crash in Metairie

Hit and Run Driver Causes Fiery Crash in Metairie

Metairie, LA (JANUARY 9, 2019) – An incident involving an 18-wheeler, its two trailers, a box truck, and a silver Mercury Grand Marquis ended in fire and and hit and run investigation. According to investigators, the Grand Marquis caused the accident by entering the eastbound lanes of the interstate and then striking the side of […]

Pedestrian Death in Mandeville

New Orleans, LA (January 8, 2019)- Pedestrian Gregory Discon, 52, was killed after returning to retrieve belongings from a different crash that occurred earlier that day. Both accidents occurred at the same intersection, in East Causeway Approach and Kleber Street. Early that morning, Discon was in a single vehicle accident here. The accident happened as […]

7 Arrested in Car Crash Staging

New Orleans, LA (January 3, 2019) – What seemed to be a regular car crash back in 2016 has turned out to be much more. Police have arrested 7 individuals accused of car crash staging in order to get insurance money. The individuals set up the scene at the Lower 9th Ward on October 14, […]

Stolen Car Chase Turns Fatal

Marrero (December 14, 2018)- Friday afternoon, a stolen vehicle crashed following a brief car chase, leaving one dead. Reports had arrived two days previous about the  stolen 2015 Toyota Prius. The car was taken from New Orleans. The day of the crash, a license plate recognition camera picked up the vehicle’s location. Around 2:20 p.m., […]

New Orleans Multiple-Vehicle Car Crash in Central Business District

New Orleans, Louisiana – Early morning on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, a vehicle attempted to flee the scene of a hit-and-run after crashing into multiple vehicles. It all began at approximately 10:32 am. Reportedly, the New Orleans Police Department received a call from someone saying a vehicle was following them. The caller described the vehicle […]

Officer Arrested After High-Speed Chase Ends in Fiery Crash

New Orleans, LA, (November 26, 2018)- A 22-year New Orleans Police Officer veteran in a red Dodge Avenger led authorities on an 18 mile chase with a 15-year-old minor in tow. The chase reached speeds of over 110 mph. It ended in a fiery crash caused by spike strips. The police arrested the 53-year-old male after […]

Car Hits Dump Truck Accident in St. Charles Parish

St. Charles Parish, LA (October 22,2018)- A dump truck accident left one dead in the Killona area of St. Charles Parish.  The car involved was a Nissan Altima. The accident happened around 7:15 pm. The police arrived shortly afterwards. The driver of the Nissan, the only person in the vehicle, drove south on Louisiana 3127. […]

New Orleans Driver Hit Man with Vehicle, Attempts to Hide His Car

New Orleans (September 28, 2018)-  A driver hit a man with his car, then fled and hid his vehicle. The driver, Christopher G. Hamilton, aged 36, was arrested for negligent homicide. Authorities identified the pedestrian as John Cody, aged 50. The incident  happened late, near the 2000 block of Poydras Street. The impact was near […]

11 Injured in 17-Vehicle New Orleans Pileup

New Orleans, Louisiana – On September 23, 2018 at approximately 4 pm, an accident involving 17 vehicles occurred on I-10 westbound. No one suffered from any serious injuries, thankfully. In addition, no one died as a result of the accident. However, 11 people did have to go to the hospital for the treatment of less […]