NOPD: Motorcyclist dies following accident in Fontainebleau neighborhood

NOPD: Motorcyclist dies following accident in Fontainebleau neighborhood

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans police are investigating a motorcycle accident that left one man dead.

Officers were called to the scene Sunday night in the 2900 block of Audubon Street.

Police say that the motorcyclist, a 44-year-old man, was brought to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The driver of the a green SUV old police the victim was traveling at a high rate of speed on his motorcycle on Audubon Street.

The driver said he stopped at the intersection, looked both ways, and proceeded into the intersection when traffic cleared.

The victim then ran into the back end of the green SUV.

He was taken to a nearby hospital by EMS where he later died.

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