Paris Police and emergency personnel responded to a fatality accident in the 1900 block of Lamar Ave at 3:01 A.M. on March 18, 2016. The caller advised that he observed a red Ford Mustang and a silver Mercedes Benz westbound from the 2400 block to the 2000 block of Lamar Ave. When the silver Mercedes Benz tried to get into the left lane to continue travelling west on Lamar Ave., the two vehicles collided and the Mercedes Benz lost control. The Mercedes Benz then collided into the signal pole and burst into flames.
The witness stated that the red Ford Mustang left the scene. The deceased driver of the Mercedea Benz has been identified but the name is being withheld pending family notification. The investigation continues.