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New Orleans, LA (May 24, 2020) One person died and three others were injured after a single-car accident in Avondale. The crash happened Saturday night around 10:30 p.m. at the 300 block of Pat Drive.

According to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office, a Chevrolet Trailblazer with four occupants hit a parked vehicle and then ran into a tree. When deputies arrived on the scene, one of the passengers, 15-year-old Khalil Washington, was pronounced dead. Emergency responders rushed the 17-year-old driver and two other injured occupants to the hospital to be treated.

The JPSO is still investigating the cause of the crash. No additional information about the driver or other passengers has been released at this time.

Sources: WVUE, NOLA

Contact an Experienced New Orleans Car 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 car 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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