Mardochena Louis Killed in Tractor-Trailer Accident in Chestnut Ridge
Where: The accident occurred in the southbound lanes of Interstate 87 in Chestnut Ridge, New York.
What Happened: A car allegedly struck a tractor-trailer that had parked in the lane of traffic.
- Mardochena Louis, driver of Mercedes
- Quinten Jackson, passenger in Mercedes
- Driver of tractor-trailer
- Mardochena Louis, 26, killed
- Quinten Jackson, 25, injured
On or about Friday, January 1st, 2021, around 2:30 in the morning, an accident between a car and an 18-wheeler left a woman dead and sent a man to the hospital in serious condition. Officers said the accident happened on the southbound side of Interstate 87 in Chestnut Ridge, New York.
Troopers from the New York State Police said Mardochena Louis was killed when her car allegedly struck an 18-wheeler that had parked in the lane of traffic after a previous accident. Louis died of her injuries at the scene of the accident. Officials identified a passenger in her vehicle as 25-year-old Quinten Jackison, who was taken to the hospital in serious condition.
Authorities indicated the tractor-trailer had stopped and parked behind a vehicle that was disabled in the lane of traffic. The driver of the tractor-trailer did not report injuries after the accident.
State Police assisted local law enforcement at the scene of the accident, which is still under investigation.
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