By Sgt. Chris Depue,
LSPD Public Information Unit Supervisor

On Friday, 9/15/2023 at approximately 11:45 p.m. an officer on patrol in the downtown area heard a crash near the intersection of SE 3rd and SE Douglas Street.  As the officer approached the scene of the crash he observed a total of three injured persons next to a parked vehicle. 

Investigation at the scene revealed that a vehicle travelling on SE 3rd Street had struck a parked vehicle that was loading passengers.

Paramedics transported a total of three persons to area hospitals; one person with serious, non-life threatening injuries and two persons with minor injuries. 

Investigators are working to determine if alcohol was a factor in the incident.