1 dead, 1 injured in fatal motorcycle accident

JEFFERSON PARISH, LA (WVUE) - An unidentified man riding a motorcycle was killed on the west bank Wednesday afternoon.

New Orleans Police said it happened just after 1:30 p.m. at the intersection of General DeGaulle Drive and Wall Boulevard.

The driver of the 2003 Buell motorcycle was headed west on General Degaulle Dr. when he hit a 2010 Nissan Altima that was crossing on Wall Blvd., according to investigators.

The driver of the motorcycle was taken to the hospital where he later died. The female driver of the Altima was also taken to the hospital. She is listed in stable condition.

Police did not issue any citations. Toxicology tests are pending and the Orleans Parish Coroner will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

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