Motorcyclist Killed in Avondale crash with 18-wheeler

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Christopher Molina Death – Obituary : 35-year-old Christopher Molina of Westwego has been confirmed death following fatal injuries sustained after his motorcycle collided with a 18-wheeler truck in Avondale.

According to investigators, the crashed occurred around 4:45 a.m. Tuesday, August, 17, 2021 on U.S. 90 just before West Tish Drive.

According to Louisiana State Police , the crash happened when Molina was riding a 2013 Harley-Davidson motorcycle at high rate of speed near West Tish Drive when a 2007 MackĀ  truck came out of a parking lot into his lane. The truck veered off the westbound lanes into the eastbound lanes, unfortunately, Molina struck the rear of the trailer.

According to troopers, Molina who suffered critical injuries was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. He was transported to the hospital but was pronounced dead shortly after.

The crash is still under investigation. However, toxicology tests have been ordered for both motorists.