Erratic driver killed in River Road wreck while trying to pass other vehicles
BATON ROUGE - An erratic driver was killed after he tried to pass other vehicles on River Road Thursday and drove into the path of an on-coming pickup truck.
Alejandro Cordova, 21, was killed. He was driving a sports car.
Baton Rouge Police said Cordova was speeding along River Road, weaving in and out of other vehicles when he tried to pass one vehicle and slammed into a pickup truck. The crash happened on River Road near L'Auberge.
Cordova, of Queensbury Ave., died at the scene, police said. Three people in the pickup truck were hurt and hospitalized Thursday. They are expected to recover, police said Friday in an update on the case.
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