Thursday, April 26, 2018

Traffic death on 220

JPD issued the following statement. 


Jackson Police are investigating an accident involving multiple vehicles that result in the death of a female and left a male hospitalized.

The accident occurred shortly after 8:30pm on last night.  Officers responded to northbound Interstate 220 near the South Drive overpass where they learned that at least four vehicles had been involved in the crash.  One of the vehicles had two unresponsive occupants.  The male driver was transported to an area hospital and was listed in critical condition.  The female passenger was pronounced dead at the scene.  There were no other reports of serious injuries from the remaining motorists involved.

The identity of the deceased is not yet known.  The cause of the accident has not been determined.
 

12 comments:

Anonymous said...

Slow Down Fool! Your not an INDY driver!!!!

Anonymous said...

220 is a speedway. I try to avoid 220 because not only are people driving 70+ mph but they also ride your bumper.

Prayers for all involved.

Louis LeFleur said...

Saw this in the CL just a little earlier. Death and serious injuries are always sad, even tragic, to say the least and I'm very sorry for the families involved.

That said, I agree with 9:48. If you've driven on I-220 lately, you know that there is a segment of the population that deems that stretch as something between the Autobahn and demolition derby. People drive like they are certifiably crazy on that road on a routine basis. About the only time I have to drive it these days is when I visit my parents' graves at Lakewood. I actually feel safer driving all the way on Capitol than taking the 220 route.

An now with THAT said, what the heck has happened to JPD traffic details? I can't remember the last time I saw the formerly regular speed traps on I-55 at Northside or Briarwood, and the public knows it because people ZOOM past me while I'm already doing 65-70 in a 60 zone every morning and afternoon. There are also S curves on Manhattan and on Culley drive (between State and the frontage road) where JPD used to semi-regularly have traffic stops where they caught numerous people with expired/suspended licenses, no insurance, and/or expired tags, but almost always also someone who had an outstanding warrant who had evaded LEOs to that point. I haven't seen any of those stops since we got our new mayor or temporary police chief.

Anonymous said...

Worse than the speed is the plethora of stalled/broken down/abandoned vehicles left on the side of the road. I travel 220 to and from work and not a day goes by that at least one car is on the side of the road, barely pulled off, setting empty. Most days it's four or more, and some of these cars will stay there for days.

Thanks be to EZ Credit lots giving irresponsible drivers access to the road so they can just dump their junker when it breaks, then have a new one in less than a week.

Louis LeFleur said...

Just saw where the dead female was identified, 18 year old Carniqua Bogan of Jackson. Damn. Just a kid, basically. Even more tragic. Apparently no Facebook page, which is good because it would probably only lead to inappropriate comments.

Anonymous said...

Before reading the article, my assumption was that it involved one of those morons driving their crotch rockets 100 mph on I 55. They are a danger to themselves as well as others. So sorry for this. Probably entirely preventable.

Anonymous said...

Takes a someone weird person to determine the name of the deceased and immediately go searching for a Facebook page. And he thinks COMMENTS would be inappropriate?

The personal life and Facebook page of the young woman are none of your damned business!

Anonymous said...

He's just a troll.

Must be a gov't worker... he posts on here all day, every day. He & 2 or 3 other trolls with their 'special moniker' posts 90 percent of the crap.

Louis LeFleur said...

Internet troll I am not.
Government employee, oh heaven forbid, no no!.
Full-time private sector seniority perks.

Anonymous said...

Dang. People are driving 70 mph on 220? And, that's dangerous? Last time I checked, that was the speed limit, 10:41. Maybe people are riding your bumper because you are driving significantly below the limit. Try taking the side roads if 70 mph is too fast for you.

Anonymous said...

Louie Louie: You carefully denied all points other than being a troll. No need to bother with THAT denial. Your post was pure bullshit trash, an insult to the deceased young woman and to the rest of us.

Louis LeFleur said...

Internet troll I am not
Is not denial of being internet troll?
Basic definition must be misunderstood.

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