Breaking news for Bossier City and Bossier Parish.
A major accident on Airline Drive in Bossier City Saturday morning claimed a driver’s life in one vehicle involved.
Bossier City police were called to the scene of a major accident around 6:30 a.m. October 2, 2021. The accident involved two vehicles in the 1800 block of Airline Drive.
“Upon arrival, the driver of one of the vehicles had suffered severe injuries and was transported to LSU/Ochsner Health where he was later pronounced deceased,” BCPD Lt. Bart R. Cavanaugh said in a release. “The driver of the other vehicle was also transported to LSU/Ochsner Health for minor injuries.”
Cavanaugh said the initial investigation revealed that the vehicle driven by the deceased was headed southbound on Airline Drive, crossed over into oncoming traffic and hit the other vehicle head-on.
Only the drivers occupied both of the vehicles.
“It is unknown at this time why the vehicle crossed over into oncoming traffic. Alcohol is not suspected at this time,” Cavanaugh added.
The investigation into the crash continues. No names are being released until family members are notified.
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