NOPD investigating fatal motorcycle crash in the Ninth Ward

NOPD investigating fatal motorcycle crash in the Ninth Ward

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a motorcycle accident in the Ninth Ward that left a man dead.

The crash occurred Sunday at 1:25 p.m. near the intersection of Jourdan Avenue and Urquhart Street.

Police say that the motorcyclist was traveling north on Jourdan when he collided with a minivan traveling west on Urquhart. The van came to a complete stop before proceeding into the intersection where it was hit by the motorcycle. The driver of the motorcycle was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

The 39-year-old driver of the minivan was not injured and was transported by police who will perform DUI testing.

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