Auto-Pedestrian Crash Reported in Lake Charles
An auto-pedestrian crash occurred in Lake Charles on Thursday, December 13, 2018, at about 6:25 am in the intersection of Oak Park Boulevard and 3rd Avenue. The pedestrian is listed in critical condition.
Officers with the Lake Charles Police Department "learned the pedestrian, Glenn Broussard, 53, of Moss Bluff, was crossing 3rd Avenue from east to west in the crosswalk, when he was struck by a 1997 GMC Sierra driven by Donovan Moore Jr, 21, of Lake Charles, which was headed southbound on 3rd Avenue", said a media release.
Though impairment does not seem to be a factor in the crash, the driver was cited for failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk and driving under suspension.
Broussard was reportedly taken to Lake Charles Memorial Hospital with critical injuries, where he was listed in critical condition.
"The investigation is ongoing".