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Denham Springs man killed on I-12 after wandering into traffic following crash

5 days 22 hours 14 minutes ago Tuesday, September 19 2023 Sep 19, 2023 September 19, 2023 6:53 PM September 19, 2023 in News
Source: WBRZ

HAMMOND - A man was hit and killed after walking away from a car accident and back into the road. 

According to State Police, 34-year-old Javier Morel from Denham Springs was driving along I-12 in Hammond when his car ran off the road and into a line of trees. Morel and two juveniles in the car were thrown from the vehicle. All three passengers suffered non-life-threatening injuries and the juveniles were taken to a hospital. 

Before Troopers arrived, Morel walked away from the crash site and into the right lane of I-12, where he was hit by a semi-truck and killed.

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