Pineville teen dies in three-vehicle fatal crash

Louisiana News

Rapides Parish (08/14/20)— On August 12, 2020, shortly after 4:00 p.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop E began investigating a three-vehicle, fatal crash on Louisiana Highway 28 East at the intersection of Esler Field Road and Barron Chapel Road. This crash took the life of a Pineville teen.        

The initial investigation revealed a 2016 BMW, driven by a juvenile, was traveling westbound on Louisiana Highway 28 East.

As the BMW approached the intersection of Esler Field Road and Barron Chapel Road, the juvenile maneuvered into the left turn lane in preparation to make a left turn onto Barron Chapel Road.

For reasons still under investigation, the juvenile driver failed to yield to a 2010 Ford F-150 eastbound on Louisiana Highway 28 East.

As a result, the Ford F-150 struck the BMW which caused it to exit the roadway. As the BMW exited the roadway, it struck a 2016 Toyota Avalon stopped at the intersection of Barron Chapel Road and Louisiana Highway 28 East. 

The BMW was occupied by one juvenile driver, one juvenile passenger, and one adult passenger.

The juvenile driver and the adult passenger, who were restrained, sustained moderate injuries and were transported to a local hospital.

The juvenile passenger, who was also restrained, sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.  

The Ford F-150 driver sustained moderate injuries and was transported to a local hospital. The Toyota Avalon driver sustained no injuries and refused aid.

Toxicology samples were obtained and submitted for analysis. This crash remains under investigation.

Stay up to date with the latest news by downloading the KTVE/KARD News App from the App Store or Google Play.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Trending Stories