One dead, another injured in Florida Boulevard accident

One dead, another injured in Florida Boulevard accident

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A man is dead after an accident this morning in the 16000 block of Florida Boulevard.

Baton Rouge Police say around 3 a.m. this morning, 54-year-old Dennis Bridges was traveling west on Florida Blvd. when his 2007 Hyundai Sonata struck a 2015 Chevy Tahoe traveling on O'Neal Lane.

Bridges died at the scene from his injuries. His passenger was taken to a nearby hospital with non life threatening injuries.

The driver of the Tahoe remained at the scene.

Investigators believe that Bridges failed to stop at a red light. It is also suspected that Bridges may have been intoxicated at the time of the accident.

The crash remains under investigation.

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