Man killed in crash on Interstate 10
POSTED: Sunday, June 1, 2014 - 2:31pm
UPDATED: Sunday, June 1, 2014 - 2:32pm
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH, (NBC33) — Around 3:30 a.m. Sunday, Louisiana State Police Troop B investigated at fatal crash on I-10 at mile post 201. A Kenner man, Patrick Sullivan, 54, was killed as a result of the crash.
Preliminary investigation revealed that Sullivan was driving a 2011 Hyundai Elantra east in the westbound lanes of I-10 near mile post 201. The Hyundai then struck a 2007 International truck, driven by Glenn Lampton, 30, of New Orleans, on the left side. Sullivan was transported to St. James Hospital, where he later died of injuries sustained in the crash. Lampton had minor injuries, however refused aid on the scene.
The crash remains under investigation, however troopers suspect that Sullivan was under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Toxicology tests will be performed by the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab. Impairment is not suspected for Lampton. All lanes on I-10 were reopened at approximately 6:15 AM.