KENNER POLICE DEPARTMENT
Michael J. Glaser
Chief of Police
500 Veterans Boulevard
FAX (504) 712-2209
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Lt. Michael Cunningham
Kenner Police investigating a traffic fatality
police are investigating a two car accident involving a fatality.
The accident was reported at 12:30 PM and occurred in the 2400
block of West Esplanade Avenue eastbound, near the intersection with
vehicles were travelling east bound on West Esplanade Avenue when the
accident occurred. The
first vehicle swerved off the roadway and struck a power pole in the
2400 block of West Esplanade Avenue, killing the driver.
second vehicle lost control and struck a second power pole at the
intersection of West Esplanade Avenue and Lake Trail, cutting the power
pole in half. The second
driver was injured and is being treated on scene unknown at this time if
that driver will be transported to a hospital.
Drivers of each vehicle were the only persons involved there were
no passengers in either vehicle.
are being interviewed at this time.
The cause of the accident has not yet determined and is still
anyone has any information or witnessed this incident, they are asked to
contact the Kenner Police at
(504) 712-2222 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.