NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -New Orleans police are investigating a motorcycle accident that left a 36-year-old man dead. The incident occurred around 1:38 a.m. on Saturday morning.
According to police, the motorcyclist was traveling west on I-10 near West End Boulevard when he lost control and struck the rear of a 2012 Ford Edge. He was ejected from the motorcycle and landed on the right shoulder of the interstate. Emergency Medical Paramedics arrived on the scene and rendered medical aid, still the victim died on the scene.
Blood and alcohol tests are pending and the investigation is ongoing.
The Coroner's Office will conduct an official autopsy to determine the exact cause of death.