Early morning wreck on I-12 claims life of 23-year-old - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Early morning wreck on I-12 claims life of 23-year-old

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Around 1:20 a.m. on the morning of Sunday, September 18, a one vehicle wreck occurred on I-12 W at Millerville Rd.

According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, the wreck claimed the life of Jalen Grimes, 23, of Addis, LA, who died on the scene.

Grimes was driving a 2007 Honda Accord when his vehicle veered off the road and struck a tree. The passenger in the vehicle sustained minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital.

Alcohol and drugs appear to be a contributing factor in this wreck.

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