Cornel Jones Death – Obituary : Houma resident, 72-year-old Cornel Jones has died following injuries sustained in a fatal car accident that took place in Des Allemands, Louisiana on Wednesday evening.
The motor vehicle crash happened at about 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 on U.S. Highway 90.
According to report, Jones travelling east in a 2007 Nissan Armada U.S. Highway 90 when the vehicle veered of the eastbound lane and crashed into an eastbound 2014 Chevrolet Silverado truck and trailer.
After the initial crash, the Chevrolet collided with another vehicles; a 2013 Mercedes-Benz van and commercial vehicle heading east on U.S. Highway 90.
The impact of the crash caused the Chevrolet to roll over and it caught fire alongside the Nissan..
Jones succumbed to fatal injuries suffered at the scene of the accident. While the Chevrolet sustained moderate injuries and was transported to New Orleans area hospital by paramedics.
The commercial vehicle and Mercedes-Benz drivers were wearing seatbelts a the time of the crash. It was not made known if they suffered injuries.
The crash is still under investigation.