Lake Charles Police Investigating Traffic Accident on Ryan St. & Sallier St.
Lake Charles Police responded to a crash at Ryan Street and Sallier Street on Wednesday, March 20, at 12:19 pm., where officers learned a 1997 Toyota traveling eastbound on W. Sallier towards Ryan Street failed to stop at the red light and drove through the intersection striking a 2014 Ford Mustang that was traveling north on Ryan Street approaching the intersection of W. Sallier and Ryan Street, said a media LCPD release.
The driver of the Mustang had the right of way at the green light, but when it proceeded through the intersection it struck the Toyota, causing it to spin around and hit a Honda Accord that was stopped at the red light on E. Sallier.
Various tools, paint, and screws were ejected from the bed of the Toyota which lead to the damage of the Honda Accord and a fourth vehicle behind it.
The vehicle crash shut Ryan Street & Sallier Street down at the railroad tracks for 45 minutes, where the driver of the 1997 Toyota was cited for no insurance, no driver's license, and running a red light.