[UPDATE] Two Women Die from Injuries Suffered in I-220 Crash
[UPDATE, Mar. 18, 2016] A second person has died from injuries she suffered in Tuesday evening's accident on I-220, near the South Lakeshore exit.
The Caddo Sheriff's Office reports the driver of the Jeep, 40-year-old Cynthia Ashley of Bossier City, died late last night.
The wreck remains under investigation.
[ORIGINAL STORY, Mar. 16, 2016] An accident on I-220 last night claims the life of a Shreveport woman.
Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator says it happened just before 5:30 p.m. in the eastbound lane of the interstate near the South Lakeshore exit. A Chevy pickup truck rear-ended a Jeep Wrangler that was stopped in traffic. The Jeep then hit a Ford F-250 pickup.
The passenger in the Jeep, 53-year-old Tina Skinner, was killed in the crash. The Jeep's driver, 40-year-old Cynthia Ashley of Bossier City, was taken to University Health for treatment.
The driver of the Chevy, 25-year-old Blake Vines of Shreveport, and his 6-year-old male passenger refused treatment. The Ford truck's driver, 28-year-old Jake Overton of Shreveport, was uninjured.
The Caddo Sheriff's Traffic Safety Unit continues to investigate what caused the crash.