BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A man was killed in a car wreck on Florida Blvd. just after midnight Thursday, reports the Baton Rouge Police Department.
Richard Manchester died from injuries sustained during the wreck, which happened around 12:30 a.m. Thursday, May 11.
According to BRPD, the driver of a 2015 Hyundai Elantra was headed westbound on Florida Blvd., drove over the raised concrete barrier, and entered the eastbound lane, where the vehicle crashed into a 2012 Hyundai Elantra. The wreck caused major front end damage.
The driver of the 2012 Hyundai and the driver of the 2015 Hyundai were both transported to a local hospital with moderate injuries. Manchester, who was a passenger in the 2015 Hyundai, was also transported to the hospital, and later died.
The investigation is ongoing.