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One dead, multiple injured after three-vehicle crash in Baton Rouge

6 months 20 hours 59 minutes ago Monday, December 27 2021 Dec 27, 2021 December 27, 2021 4:20 PM December 27, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - A three-vehicle crash Dec. 22 killed one woman, injured a child and multiple others after a driver failed to yield to oncoming traffic. 

East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office said one vehicle pulled out onto Hooper Road from Corlett Drive without yielding and made contact with a vehicle driving on the highway. The crash forced the second vehicle into the oncoming lane, resulting in a head-on collision with a third vehicle.

Deputies report that one adult in the third vehicle suffered life-threatening injuries. Three adults and one child were also hurt. 

The victim in the third vehicle, identified as 20-year-old Aliye Ringe, later died in a hospital, according to deputies.

Impairment is not suspected as a cause of the incident.

No more details were immediately available.

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