Shreveport Vehicle Accident Kills 77 Year Old Man
On September 20, 2022, at 2:40 p.m., Shreveport Police patrol officers responded to LA 511(70th St) and E Kings Hwy on reports of a crash involving four vehicles. Officers arrived and located a 2020 Toyota RAV4, 2020 Ford Mustang, 2013 Chevrolet Equinox, and 2020 Toyota RAV4.
The Shreveport Fire Department responded, and the drivers of three of the vehicles and one passenger were transported to local hospitals with serious injuries.
Crash Investigators were summoned to the scene. They photographed and documented the scene. Their preliminary investigation indicated that one of the vehicles was east bound on East 70th Street turned into the lane of travel of the west bound traffic and was struck causing a chain reaction of crashes.
Jackie Russell, 77, of Benton, was the passenger in one of several vehicles involved in a collision at East Kings Highway and East 70th Street the afternoon of Tuesday, September 20, 2022. Mr. Russell was transported to Ochsner LSU Health hospital with numerous blunt-force injuries. He succumbed to his injuries at 3:18 p.m. Sunday, September 25, 2022.
Investigation into this case is ongoing.
The Shreveport Police Department encourages all operators of any motor vehicle to drive cautiously and abide by all city and state traffic laws. We also encourage all vehicle occupants to always wear a seatbelt. Seatbelts Save Lives.