Coroner IDs passenger who died 5 days after 4-vehicle crash at E. Kings at E. 70th

His death marks Shreveport’s 21st fatal crash of 2022
Published: Sep. 20, 2022 at 3:14 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 28, 2022 at 5:35 PM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — The Caddo coroner’s office has released the name of the man who died nearly a week after being hurt in crash involving several vehicles at a busy Shreveport intersection.

Jackie Russell, 77, of Benton, died at 3:18 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25 at Ochsner LSU Health, the Shreveport hospital where he had been taken for treatment of numerous blunt-force injuries, the coroner’s office announced Wednesday, Sept. 28.

Russell was a passenger in one of the four vehicles in a crash at 2:40 p.m. Sept. 20 at East 70th Street (Louisiana Highway 511) at East Kings Highway. Involved were two 2020 Toyota RAV4s, a 2020 Ford Mustang and a 2013 Chevrolet Equinox, according to a news release.

Officials initially said that five vehicles were involved. Units with Shreveport’s police and fire departments responded to the scene.

In total, three of the drivers and one passenger were sent to hospitals with serious injuries.

The crash remains under investigation by SPD.