New Orleans, LA (June 9, 2020) — A woman passed away after driving her car off of I-10 into the Superdome parking lot. The crash happened Tuesday night around 3:51 p.m. at the 1500 block of Poydras Street.
According to the New Orleans Police Department, 39-year-old Shannon Jones was heading east on the Pontchartrain Expressway towards the Claiborne exit. She then lost control of her vehicle and hit the guardrail to the right side of her car. This collision caused her to flip off of the interstate into the parking lot of the Superdome.
First responders pronounced Jones dead at the scene of the accident. Police are still investigating the cause of the crash and are unsure why Jones lost control of the vehicle.
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.
Our deepest condolences go out to the families of the victims of this horrible incident. If a family member would like the name of a person removed for any reason, please click the “Remove Post” link. REMOVE POST