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Motorcyclist succumbs to injuries received in Lake Charles crash

Fatal crash
Posted at 7:47 AM, Jul 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-01 08:55:54-04

A motorcyclist has died from injuries he received during a two-vehicle crash Wednesday morning in Lake Charles.

The Lake Charles Police Department says the crash happened on June 30 at 10:45 am in the 1200 block of Country Club Road.

Officers say they learned that a vehicle traveling westbound on Country Club Road made a left turn into the path of a motorcycle.

The motorcyclist, identified as Charles Manuel Jr. of Lake Charles, was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

An investigation into the crash is ongoing.

Police say that standard toxicology tests are pending.

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