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New Orleans, LA (March 19, 2020) – A motorcyclist died Thursday night after being hit by another vehicle. The accident happened around 5:20 p.m. in the Central City neighborhood at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Magnolia Street.

According to the New Orleans Police Department, the motorcyclist, whose name hasn’t been released, was traveling at a high speed when he got hit by a car crossing the intersection. They weren’t wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

Emergency responders rushed the motorcyclist to the hospital, who later died from their injuries. The driver of the car stayed at the scene and cooperated with investigators and charges aren’t pending at this time.

If you have any information about this accident, please contact Detective Richard Chambers of the NOPD’s Traffic Division at 504-658-6215.

Source: WVUE

Contact an Experienced New Orleans Motorcycle Accident Attorney

Unfortunately, auto accidents like this happen far too often in New Orleans. Police must investigate these crashes thoroughly to determine the cause and hold those responsible accountable. At The Johns Law Firm, we understand how devastating these accidents are for the families and friends of the victims. 

If you sustain injuries or lose a loved one in an accident, please contact one of our New Orleans motorcycle accident attorneys or call us at 866-762-0302 to set up a free consultation. We will fight to get you the compensation you deserve.

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