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One person killed in overnight crash near Tiger Bend Road

2 months 2 weeks 4 days ago Monday, November 02 2020 Nov 2, 2020 November 02, 2020 6:30 AM November 02, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Officials say a person was killed following a crash on Tiger Bend Road near Forest Creek Drive and Seven Pines Avenue early Monday (November 2) morning. 

Representatives with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office say the crash occurred at 12:35 a.m. within the 14000 block of Tigerbend Road when an eastbound vehicle with three occupants swerved off-road and into a ditch. The vehicle then crashed into a cement driveway.

Authorities say the impact from the crash resulted in the death of one of the passengers, who is currently unidentified.

The driver also sustained moderate/severe injuries and was rushed to an area hospital.

According to authorities, those in the vehicle at the time of the deadly incident were not wearing seatbelts.

This article will be updated as officials continue to assess the situation and provide additional information related to the tragic crash. 

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