March 20, 2013 8:23 AM
There is a school bus accident in the 3600 block of Landry Road. Details are minimal, and there are no injuries to report. The cause of the crash is under investigation. more »
December 7, 2012 7:47 AM
Officials have confirmed a vehicle accident in St.Martin parish. It happened just after 1 am in the Butte La Rose area on Herman Dupuis Road near the levee and pontoon bridge. There was one person transported to a local hospital. Injury conditions are unknown at this time. more »
December 7, 2012 7:14 AM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police are investigating a single vehicle accident that claimed the life of a 62-year-old man. The accident happened shortly after 9 p.m. Thursday on the Broad Street ramp at Earhart Boulevard. Police say the unidentified driver of a Ford F-150 pickup was travelling southbound... more »
November 13, 2012 11:54 PM
Acadian Ambulance rewarded an unlikely hero Tuesday for his bravery and help after he and his family were involved in a car crash. He just nine years old when the accident happened, and the paramedics say not only did he keep calm, but he helped his older brother and grandmother... more »
October 11, 2012 7:14 AM
State Troopers are en route to an accident on I-10 Eastbound near mile marker 85. That's between Crowley and Rayne (LA 1111, East Crowley). Expect delays, the exit is closed, there is a detour to highway 90. more »
October 5, 2012 9:38 AM
Just after 7am a train was in an accident with two vehicles at LA Hwy 182 and LA Hwy 88, that's the intersection of Coteau road and Old Spanish Trail. State police have reported no injuries. There will be more details given as they become available. more »
September 4, 2012 5:26 AM
There was a vehicle crash in Lafayette Parish late last night. It happened at the intersection of Johnston Street at Aqueduct Drive. There were no major injuries to report. more »
July 16, 2012 11:13 AM
MOSS BLUFF, La. (AP) - Calcasieu Parish bicycle riders gathered for a memorial ride after a weekend accident killed a Moss Bluff physician. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's officials say Dr. Mario Beltran, was riding his bicycle early Saturday when a pickup truck struck him from behind. Charges against the driver were... more »
July 11, 2012 3:10 PM
Opelousas Catholic High School added a third cross in front of the school honoring student Alyssa Guillory. Students saying faith and fond memories are helping them cope. Erin Stueber will have more tonight at 5 and 6. more »
July 10, 2012 11:17 PM
A school community and a family are in shock, after a third Opelousas Catholic student died in a car crash Tuesday. 11-year-old Alyssa Guillory, of Ville Platte, died in a car accident Tuesday afternoon in Chatagnier.
State Police said for an unknown reason, the driver veered off the road... more »
June 18, 2012 9:42 AM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police are searching for the driver of a gray or silver Saturn Vue that struck and killed a 53-year-old woman. John Gagliano, chief investigator for the Orleans Parish Coroner's Office, tells The Times-Picayune the woman has been identified as Carolyn Hatch of New Orleans.... more »
June 15, 2012 9:54 AM
HOUMA, La. (AP) - A 66-year-old woman has died in a Houma traffic accident. Sandra Robinson, of Houma, was a passenger in a 2009 Dodge Dakota involved in a crash Thursday afternoon at a Houma intersection. The Courier reports that police said the driver of the pickup hit a Chevrolet... more »
June 9, 2012 3:03 PM
Iberia Parish Deputies responded to a vehicle crash on Jefferson Island Road near Norris Road shortly after 11:00 last night. The driver of a pick up truck was pronounced dead on the scene, there was no one else in the vehicle. The identity of the victim is being withheld until... more »
May 29, 2012 11:53 PM
More information coming to light about the PHI helicopter pilot, Arturo Lebron, killed in an accident Monday afternoon.
Lebron was more than a helicopter pilot, he was an Iraq War veteran, a father of two young children, and as friends said, an all around great guy who was taken... more »
May 22, 2012 8:28 AM
Just after 7am there was a vehicle accident at the 2400 block of Riceland Rd around Vernita Lane in Duson,La. Fire, medical and police officials have been sent to the scene. It is said that there may be passengers trapped in the vehicle with injuries. Motorists are advised to be... more »
May 14, 2012 10:36 AM
EDGARD, La. (AP) - State police are investigating a fatal crash in St. John the Baptist Parish after a motorcyclist sped away from sheriff's detectives in St. James Parish and ran into a stopped vehicle. Troopers say detective noticed a motorcycle parked on the shoulder of the Veterans Memorial Bridge... more »
May 11, 2012 10:07 AM
MER ROUGE, La. (AP) - Two women were killed and 10-month-old baby was critically injured when their van was hit by a train in Mer Rouge (mer ROOZH'). Morehouse Parish Sheriff Mike Tubbs tells The News-Star the baby had to be extricated from the vehicle and was taken to a... more »
May 10, 2012 7:02 AM
NORCO, La. (AP) - State environmental regulators say fire and smoke flaring up at the Shell Norco chemical plant were the result of a heater unit failure that forced a shutdown of a portion of the plant. The eruption was visible from the Causeway Boulevard exit of Interstate 10, 25... more »
April 25, 2012 6:54 AM
Old Spanish Trail & Boudreaux rd, in the Cade area, are reported to have a major traffic accident. Air-med and a ground ambulance are en-route. We'll have more details when they become available. more »
April 15, 2012 8:37 PM
New information Sunday on the two men killed in a boating accident Saturday afternoon near the Port of Iberia. Family and friends have identified the victims as Leon Ortemond and son David Ortemond of Erath.
The two were members of Florida Powerboat Club, where a tribute has been posted... more »
March 27, 2012 8:34 AM
OLLA, La. (AP) - State police say a teenager from Olla was killed in a single-vehicle crash. The victim was identified as 16-year-old Madison Breann Shelton. Troopers says Shelton was driving a pickup west on a parish road near Olla Monday when the vehicle went out of control, left the... more »
March 22, 2012 8:48 AM
Law enforcement officials and have been dispatched to the scene of an accident at mile marker 102, westbound. There are no reported injuries, but traffic is backed up in both lanes. more »
March 22, 2012 8:06 AM
INGERSOLL, Okla. (AP) - A 27-year-old Ferriday man has died in a traffic accident in Oklahoma. The Oklahoman reports that Joshua Lee Phillips died after the pickup he was driving collided with a tractor-trailer on U.S. 64. The accident happened at approximately 12:55 a.m. Tuesday The driver of the tractor-trailer... more »
March 22, 2012 7:05 AM
Law enforcement officials are on the scene of an accident near mile marker 78, just past the Egan exit, heading into Jeff Davis parish. Traffic is backed up in the westbound lanes, but the road isn't closed. We'll have more details as they become available. more »
March 19, 2012 8:30 AM
COVINGTON, La. (AP) - State police are investigating a single car accident that claimed the life of a 61-year-old Bush man. The accident happened on La. Highway 40 north of Covington shortly after 5 p.m. Sunday Troopers say John Tanner was westbound when his 2003 Chevrolet Corvette failed to negotiate... more »
March 12, 2012 6:18 AM
BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) - Barksdale Air Force Base officials say an airman from the 2nd Munitions Squadron died in a car wreck near Camden, Tenn. A news release says Staff Sgt. Brian L. Smith II died when his car and a truck collided Thursday afternoon on Interstate 40. It... more »
March 9, 2012 7:46 AM
Three 18-wheelers and a passenger vehicle were involved in a wreck at the top of the I-210 bridge in Lake Charles. State Police and LCPD are currently on the scene. The eastbound lanes are closed, but the westbound lanes are open. more »
March 8, 2012 11:54 PM
LA State Police Troop I report that all westbound lanes of I-10 are open at milepost 68. Police opened up both lanes on the interstate around 10:15 pm Thursday night, following an early morning crash. more »
March 8, 2012 8:46 AM
Update: I-10 west bound near mile marker 68 is shut down and police are detouring traffic at highway 13 south to highway 90 in Crowley. Two 18-wheelers were on fire after being involved in an accident. There have been no reports of any injuries. more »
March 7, 2012 8:19 AM
FLUKER, La. (AP) - Tangipahoa sheriff's deputies say an investigation into the shooting death of a 2-year-old boy has shown it was accidental. Deputies tell The Advocate some children were playing with a loaded weapon Monday night at a home in Fluker when the gun discharged. The child's name or... more »
March 5, 2012 6:34 AM
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - The Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office investigated a train accident that claimed a woman's life Sunday evening. Officials say the accident happened about 6:30 p.m. on a Union Pacific railroad track that crosses Bert Kouns Industrial Loop and runs behind subdivisions on the west side of Youree... more »
February 22, 2012 5:11 AM
At approximately 2:46 this morning on 6879 Johnston Street near Aqueduct Rd, a pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle. According to witnesses the person was hit by someone driving a white pick up truck. No further details at this time, state police are investigating. More details to come on... more »
February 17, 2012 9:33 AM
Lafayette Police are currently working a crash in the 3000 block of Verot School Road. An eighteen Wheeler traveling south on Verot School Road was struck by a pickup truck, which disobeyed a stop sign from a side street. The eighteen wheeler then swerved and struck a car. At least... more »
February 12, 2012 5:11 PM
An early morning accident claims the life of a Lake Charles man. It happened on I-10 near U.S. Highway 165 east of Iowa.
27 year old Joshua Payns, was raveling east on I-10 when he ran into the rear of an 18-wheeler driven by 23-year-old Ali M. Yasuf of... more »
February 9, 2012 10:58 AM
BENTON, La. (AP) - Authorities in Bossier Parish are looking for an east Texas man missing since a Wednesday boating accident at the Red River Marina. One man was injured in the accident. He was airlifted to the LSU hospital with a head injury and hypothermia. KSLA TV reports the... more »
February 6, 2012 10:02 AM
MONTEREY, La. (AP) - Louisiana State Police say a 46-year-old Monterey woman was killed when she apparently lost control of her vehicle and ran off the road. Troopers tell The Natchez Democra t Sheila Farrar was driving north on La. Highway 129 Sunday when her car struck a bridge railing.... more »
February 5, 2012 8:30 PM
In Evangeline parish a single vehicle crash claims the life of an Opelousas man. Troopers say 74-year-old Paul Johnson of Opelousas was driving east on LA 104 and for unknown reasons lost control of his vehicle in a curve and struck a tree. Johnson was not wearing a seatbelt, and... more »
February 4, 2012 1:12 PM
US 167 going back to Lafayette from Abbeville is closed right outside of Abbeville. Major accident causing partial road closure going back to Abbeville. State Police and Acadiana Ambulance just arrived on scene. There are reports of multiple injuries. No word on the extent of the injury at this time,... more »
January 27, 2012 6:16 AM
ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - A Fort Polk soldier was killed in an accidental shooting while hunting in the Kisatchie National Forest over the weekend. The Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office on Thursday told The Town Talk Saturday's shooting left 30-year-old Louis Alamo dead. The soldier and three Leesville residents were hunting... more »
January 19, 2012 7:34 PM
A few St Landry Parish teenagers are in critical condition after being involved in a major accident Wednesday night. It involved five high school students and one middle school student on Highway 3043.
It was a hard day for students and faculty at Northwest High in Prairie Ronde as... more »
January 10, 2012 8:18 AM
3 car accident with injuries on Johnson. Southbound lanes of Johnson are closed, South College should be used as an alternate route. more »
January 2, 2012 12:28 AM
The new year holiday marked by tragedy this weekend with three deadly accidents all in the last three days.
It definitely was a busy weekend for emergency officials across Acadiana. Friday and Saturday there was a fatal crash in Lafayette, and Sunday morning was the first fatal accident for... more »
December 27, 2011 11:24 PM
Police report three juveniles were involved in an ATV accident at the intersection of Catahoula Highway and Decoux Road in St. Martin Parish around 5:30 pm Tuesday. Police said the teenagers were driving the ATV on the highway and crashed into a ditch. Witnesses reported that the driver was thrown... more »
December 15, 2011 8:49 AM
A homeowner received a rude awakening after a car slammed into his home early Thursday morning.
This all happening in the 300 block of Goldman Street just off of the Evangeline Thruway around 2:30 Thursday morning. The driver lost control, hitting a lamp pole before hitting the home.
... more »
November 27, 2011 1:48 PM
The St. Mary Parish Coroner's Office confirms to KATC that the body of a female boater that went missing Saturday has been recovered.
Agents from several law enforcement agencies resumed their search around 7 o'clock Sunday morning on Bayou Boeuf in Amelia. The Coroner says around 7:45 Sunday morning... more »
November 27, 2011 12:06 AM
In Saint Mary Parish, two people are dead after a boating accident.
It happened overnight in Amelia, just east of Morgan City in Bayou Boeuf. Authorities have called off the search for one of the victims whose body was never recovered.
With the stormy conditions, authorities searched for... more »
November 10, 2011 6:40 PM
A New Iberia man is in stable condition tonight after being involved in a serious accident last night. Officials said driver, Lance Boutte, hit another truck hauling a trailer with three horses inside. The accident happened near the intersection of Grand Prairie Road and Highway 3212.
The two victims... more »
October 20, 2011 6:00 AM
ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - Alexandria Police say an inmate injured last week in a wreck on Louisiana 28 West has died. Authorities say 38-year-old Sylvester Miller, of New Orleans, was pronounced dead Wednesday. Miller was one of three people hurt Friday when 38-year-old Kelly Tuttle, of Pineville, veered her Jeep... more »
October 16, 2011 11:40 PM
We now know the name of the victim involved in the fatal motorcycle accident on Highway 90 Sunday evening.
Louisiana State Police say that 35 year old Jeremy Latiola of New Iberia was traveling on US 90 Eastbound when he hit the back of an 18-Wheeler. Troopers say the... more »
October 16, 2011 10:10 AM
A pedestrian is in critical condition after being hit by a car Saturday evening.
It happened around 9:30pm on Highway 90 in Midland when the vehicle tried to avoid the pedestrian. State Troopers say the pedestrian sustained critical injuries and was transported by Air-Med to Our Lady of Lourdes.... more »
October 7, 2011 8:47 PM
A deadly motorcycle accident nearly a year ago still leaves one family mourning, and looking for answers.
This Sunday marks a year since Holly Castille lost her daughter, Amber Richard, and son-in-law, Roderick Ricchard, after a pick up truck crashed into their motorcycle at the intersection of Highway 182... more »
September 10, 2011 12:16 AM
The Atchafalya Basin Bridge West Bound is closed at this time due to a fatal accident at mile marker 132.
Louisiana State Police is on scene and say at least two cars are involved in the crash and it is unknown if there are any other injuries.
Troopers... more »
September 9, 2011 7:08 AM
WINNFIELD, La. (AP) - State police say a three-vehicle wreck in Winn Parish killed a DeSoto Parish woman and seriously injured a Winnfield woman. Troopers say 42-year-old Karen H. Speights of Stonewall was killed Thursday, while 25-year-old Heather L. Johns of Winnfield was injured in the U.S. Highway 84 crash.... more »
August 1, 2011 12:43 AM
I-10 Eastbound is re-opened after an accident partially shut it down near mile marker 98 in Scott.
The accident happened around 10:30 Sunday evening, and traffic was diverted off I-10 at exit 97 to the frontage road.
It's unclear if there are any injuries at this time and... more »
July 15, 2011 9:25 AM
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - A two-vehicle accident in Biloxi has the lives of two St. Tammany Parish residents and sent two others to the hospital. Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove says the accident happened around 8:35 p.m. Thursday on U.S. Highway 90 in front of the Isle Casino. Hargrove identified... more »
July 8, 2011 10:47 AM
RAYVILLE, La. (AP) - A Rayville man died after being ejected from his vehicle in a Richland Parish traffic accident. State police say the victim was traveling west on La. Highway 622 Thursday night when the car ran off the right side of the road and struck a ditch embankment.... more »
July 8, 2011 10:06 AM
POLLOCK, La. (AP) - State police say a 94-year-old Pollock woman died in a three-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 165 in Grant Parish. The accident happened around 11:15 a.m. Thursday. Troopers say a car driven by Jessie J. Carpenter turned on U.S. 165 against the flow of traffic and was... more »
July 7, 2011 7:27 AM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A man wanted in the hit and run death of a 3-year-old girl earlier this week in eastern New Orleans has surrendered to police. Officer Gary Flot says 22-year-old Shawn A. Dejean Jr. of Metairie arrived with his attorney and surrendered to police Wednesday night. Dejean... more »
June 30, 2011 7:28 AM
An overturned truck has blocked all north bound lanes of 1-49 near sunset-- details are mininmal at this time-- officers are on the scene directing traffic around the accident. We'll have more throughout the morning.
You can also call 511 for information on traffic around the accident.
June 28, 2011 7:09 PM
A Basile boy walks for the first time after getting in a lawn mower accident four months ago. He's been in a wheelchair and gone through multiple surgeries, and finally took his first steps today.
Eight year old, Beaux Bushnell, said "my brother was mowing the lawn and I... more »
June 19, 2011 12:30 PM
One person is dead after a two vehicle crash on I-10 Saturday night.
The accident happened near the I-10, I-49 interchange at exit 103-A around 11:00. Investigators say a vehicle was traveling west bound on I-10 and lost control, crossed the median, and struck a jeep on I-10 Eastbound... more »
June 19, 2011 2:31 AM
One person is dead after a two vehicle accident on I-10 Eastbound in Lafayette.
The accident happened around 10:30 Saturday evening near exit 103-A. Lafayette Police are not releasing the name of those in the accident at this time.
Keep it tuned to KATC and katc.com for the... more »
June 12, 2011 10:41 AM
Two people are now dead after a wreck last weekend.
Twenty-three year old Emily Landry passed away around one Sunday morning at a Lafayette hospital.
The crash first happened last Saturday on LA 82 South of Abbeville. Troopers say that the driver of the vehicle, 52 year old... more »
June 4, 2011 11:46 AM
An early morning crash claims the life of an Abbeville man.
The crash happened just after one am on LA 82 South of Abbeville. Troopers say that the driver of the vehicle, 52 year old Gregory Menard attempted to pass several cars in a no passing zone, and collided... more »
May 28, 2011 9:30 PM
Two people are dead after a single vehicle accident and police are still searching for the driver.
The accident happened at milepost 42 in northern St. Landry Parish just after 2:30 Saturday afternoon. Troopers say the vehicle traveled off the left side of the road, entered the grass median,... more »
April 24, 2011 12:15 AM
A motorcyclist is dead after a two vehicle crash on LA 1111 near LA 1112 in Acadia Parish.
Troopers say 35-year-old Robert Hollier of Crowley crossed the center line on Highway 1111, colliding head-on with an oncoming car. Hollier was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced... more »
March 15, 2011 11:25 PM
The school bus driver involved in the deadly accident in Milton is now receiving counseling. While driver Harold Thibeaux is unable to comment on the accident due to the investigation, his younger brother did speak out, saying his brother and their entire family are struggling with the tragic loss of... more »
March 10, 2011 5:26 PM
A New Iberia drill worker died while working in Iberville Parish. Skye Sonnier, 30, was killed while working on a barge in the Grand River Dykes area, west of Plaquimine.
It took deputies and fire fighters over 6-hours to remove Sonnier's body. Deputies say the accident left Sonnier pinned... more »
February 18, 2011 12:01 AM
An off shore worker from Breaux Bridge died on a platform south of Lake Charles Wednesday morning. The family of Joseph Bruno said they're still in shock after finding out their father and husband had died in an accident doing the job he loved. "He was a loving father, loving... more »
February 5, 2011 11:57 PM
Three people are recovering after a car crash in Carencro Saturday afternoon.
It happened at the intersection of University and Kentwood around 4:30. Three cars were involved in the crash and police say a vehicle making a left turn from University hit a car and then that vehicle hit... more »
February 1, 2011 5:09 PM
There was a school bus accident in Jennings, around 3:00 this afternoon, on Dave Williams Road off of Highway 26. There were students on the bus at the time, but no injuries were reported. more »
January 30, 2011 11:40 PM
One person was killed in car crash in Breaux Bridge.
It happened on East Bridge Street on the bridge at around six Sunday night. Police say the crash involved two vehicles, Chad Bourque, of Breaux Bridge was killed and two others were transported to the hospital with moderate injuries.... more »
January 27, 2011 5:41 PM
Our Lady of Lourdes is having a blood drive for one of the road workers injured on the job in Sunset involved in a traffic accident in Sunset on Tuesday. Shane Eads was critically injured when a truck slammed into him while working on a manwhole on Highway 93.
... more »
January 26, 2011 6:42 PM
A Lafayette police officer's car was towed from Buchanan and Vermilion Streets this afternoon. The driver of a car ran a red light as the cruiser was crossing the intersection. Cpl. Paul Mouton says the driver has a suspended license and was also ticketed for driving an unsafe car. Nobody... more »
January 26, 2011 6:12 PM
Update: The bus driver was cited for failure to stop at a stop sign and operating an unsafe vehicle.
Original Story: Lafayette Police tell us a bus from Fisher Early Childhood Development Center hit a home at the corner of Robley Drive and Broadmoor Boulevard. Police tell us the... more »
January 26, 2011 5:27 PM
School bus accident involving Acadian Middle School students. Angie Simoneaux with the Lafayette Parish School Board says it's a fender bender, and there no injuries. The bus is able to finish its route. Police gave the bus driver a ticket for failing to yield. more »
January 26, 2011 3:57 PM
Breaking News: Lafayette Police tell us a bus from Fisher Early Childhood Development Center hit a home at the corner of Robley Drive and Broadmoor Boulevard. Police tell us the bus was travelling east on Robley, and a SUV was traveling north on Broadmoor. The SUV stopped, then proceeded through... more »
January 25, 2011 5:23 PM
A bicyclist is suffering from critical injuries after being hit by a vehicle. It happened just before two at the intersection of Congress and Somerset. Police say it appears the 20-year old male rode in front of a passing truck on Congress Street. more »
January 25, 2011 3:24 PM
A bicyclist is suffering from critical injuries after being hit by a vehicle. It happened just before two at the intersection of Congress and Somerset. We have a crew on the scene and will have more tonight at 5:00. more »
January 13, 2011 5:07 PM
No injuries to report following a bus accident on Cypress Island Highway in St. Martin within the past hour. Troopers say the crash involved one car and a school bus. The Superintendent says a car was trying to pass the bus, but they noticed another car was coming in the... more »
January 9, 2011 4:37 PM
Saturday, Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a single vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on LA 356 near Hypolite Road that claimed the life of a Church Point man. According to troopers, on January 8, 2011, shortly before 1:00 a.m., a 2007 Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by 53-year-old Darrell Wilson... more »
January 3, 2011 7:21 PM
A handicapped man is in critical condition after a hit-and-run accident. The accident happened Saturday morning. The driver of the vehicle was a mystery until today. Sunset Chief of Police, Alexcie Guillory, said 20 year old Megan Young turned herself into police Monday morning. Young is the daughter of a... more »
December 27, 2010 3:27 PM
Right Now: in front of Prairie Elementary at the corner of Congress & Ambassador Caffery Parkway. The accident shut down both northbound lanes of Ambassador Caffery. There are only minor injuries to report. more »
December 24, 2010 6:18 PM
Today, Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a single vehicle crash on US 90 near Morsei Road that left two juveniles in critical condition. According to investigating troopers, on December 24, 2010, at 11:25 a.m., a 1999 Ford Expedition was traveling west on US 90. The vehicle, driven by 65-year-old... more »
December 24, 2010 12:21 PM
JENNINGS - Last night, at 8:02 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a one vehicle rollover crash on the Interstate 10 North Frontage Road just east of Louisiana Highway 102 (North Cutting Avenue) near Jennings in Jefferson Davis Parish that claimed the life of a Crowley man.
... more »
December 19, 2010 5:15 PM
Funeral services have been set for the Lafayette man killed yesterday in a hunting accident. 25 year old Ryan Allen Guidry died after being accidentally shot while out hunting with friends in Vermilion Parish. A funeral will be held Tuesday at 2 o'clock at Fountain Memorial Funeral Home in Lafayette. more »
December 10, 2010 11:28 PM
A second vigil was held in Port Barre Friday night, this one in remembrance of the little girl who died in the bus crash and to offer support to the children still recovering. KATC's Maddie Garrett shows us how this small community is coping. At 7:00 in the court yard... more »
December 9, 2010 11:17 PM
Friday marks one week since the deadly bus accident in Port Barre. KATC'S Maddie Garrett sheds light on a different perspective, from the man who drives that route everyday. Michael Haynes is the regular driver of that bus and he's still picking up and dropping off kids on those... more »
December 7, 2010 7:24 PM
Right now representatives with J.B. Hunt are at Port Barre Elementary meeting with parents and faculty from the school. J.B. Hunt is the company that owns the truck involved in that fatal bus crash on Friday. KATC Jim Hummel is there and will have the latest from St. Landry Parish... more »
December 6, 2010 10:52 AM
MANSFIELD, La. (AP) - An 18-year-old from Mansfield and a 17-year-old from Converse have been killed in a weekend traffic accident. The accident happened early Sunday morning on Louisiana Highway 191 at its intersection with Louisiana Highway 763. Investigators said driver Jonathan Mann, of Mansfield, and his passenger, Evan James... more »
December 5, 2010 7:29 PM
State Police are investigating five fatal crashes this weekend across Acadiana.
The latest happened around 6:00 Sunday night on I-49 North, near mile marker 21.5. Two vehicles were involved and troopers say one person has been killed. There are no road closures to report.
In Eunice, an Elton... more »
November 13, 2010 12:14 AM
The Lafayette Police Department is investigating a pedestrian accident on 11th Street near Hazel Dr.
The accident took place shortly after 10:00 Friday evening, and officials say that at least one person was transported to a local hospital.
The extent of the victims injuries are unknown at this... more »
November 1, 2010 3:58 PM
On November 1, 2010, at approximately 6:00 am, the victim died at a local hospital from injuries received during the crash. The victim is identified as Carl James Lindon (48) of Lafayette. The crash remains under investigation.
Bicyclist Injured in Collision with 18 Wheeler Original Release: October 31, 2010... more »
October 25, 2010 9:17 AM
THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - A Nicholls State University student who died last month in an on-campus hayride was heavily intoxicated and had an anti-anxiety drug in his system at the time of his death, according to toxicology tests done by the Lafourche Coroner's Office. Nathan Trepagnier, a sophomore history major... more »
October 20, 2010 10:03 AM
JENNINGS, La. (AP) - State police say a 61-year-old Sulphur man died in a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 10 in Jefferson Davis Parish. Troopers say Elwood Prater Jr. was westbound shortly before 11 a.m. Tuesday when he lost control of his vehicle. Officials say the vehicle left the road, flipped... more »