Old Hammond Highway crash leaves one dead, six injured

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – A three-vehicle crash in the 10400 block of Old Hammond Highway left one person dead and six others injured Saturday around 2:45 p.m.

The crash occurred when an eastbound Lincoln Town Car crossed the center line, striking a westbound Nissan Versa head-on. A Nissan Altima also traveling westbound then struck the Nissan Versa from behind, according to Baton Rouge Police Department spokesman Sgt. Don Coppola Jr.

The driver of the Nissan Versa, 25-year-old Corey Sanderford of 9125 Meadow Creek Drive, died at the scene. Sanderford’s 23-year-old passenger went to a local hospital with moderate injuries.

The 34-year-old male driving the Lincoln Town Car also went to a hospital with moderate injuries. His 2-year-old and 4-year-old passengers sustained serious injuries. The children were not restrained at the time of the crash, according to Coppola.

The 21-year-old female driver of the Nissan Altima and her 45-year-old female passenger sustained minor injuries.

Impairment is a possible factor in the crash, BRPD investigators reported.

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