Accident in Webster parish claims life of Princeton man
The driver was trying to pass slower traffic when he lost control and flipped the car several times before landing in a ditch. (Source: Mandy Dunn, KSLA Viewer)
WEBSTER PARISH, LA (KSLA) -
An accident in Webster parish claimed the life of a Princeton man Sunday evening.
It happened just after 5 p.m. on Interstate 20 near mile marker 40.
Louisiana State Police say the driver, Joseph Abel, 46, was westbound on I-20 and lost control of his red Toyota Yaris while trying to pass slower moving vehicles. The car hit a fence and rolled several times before landing upside down in a ditch.
Abel was transported to a hospital in Shreveport where he was pronounced dead. His wife, Kimberly Abel, 36, was a passenger in the car and suffered only minor injuries.
Both victims were wearing their seatbelts, troopers said. Copyright 2014 KSLA. All rights reserved.