Woman dies after car flips over on North Acadian Thruway

Woman on her way to the hospital dies when vehicle flips over

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Baton Rouge Police say that a woman died after a vehicle riding in flipped over early Sunday morning.

Tomica Jacobs, 36, died after the car she was riding in at the 700 block of North Acadian Thruway flipped over and trapped her under the car. BRPD officials are reporting that Jacobs was injured, and the vehicle was on its way to the hospital when it flipped over.

The crash happened at about 4:30 a.m. The driver was transported to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries, while Tomica Jacobs was pronounced dead at the scene.

Jacobs was not wearing a seat belt, and alcohol and drugs are suspected factors in this crash.

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