UPDATE: The man killed in this morning’s crash in the 1900 block of Barksdale Boulevard is identified as 30-year old Victor Alexander Hernandez of Bossier City. The driver who was injured is identified as 27-year old Sarmano David Tapia of Hillsboro, Texas. The investigation into the crash continues.
(Original news release issued 7-17-11)
Bossier City Police are investigating a single vehicle crash that claimed the life of one man and severely injured another. The crash happened at approximately 2 a.m. Sunday in the 1900 block of Barksdale Boulevard when a pickup truck with two occupants traveling southbound left the road, struck a guardrail and went airborne into the median before it crashed into a large pillar underneath the I-20 overpass.
The truck’s passenger was killed and the driver was taken LSU hospital with severe injuries. The names of the two men are not being released pending notification of next of kin. Police are continuing their investigation.