A Franklin man survives after being hit by a train early this morning.
Da' Shawn Granger said, "I could have been dead, and I thank God I'm here."
Twenty-one year old Granger said he never even heard a train coming. He was riding his bike home after going to... more »
After a rash of fatal bicycle accidents in Acadiana, Lafayette Consolidated Government has decided to take action. But bicycle safety isn't just up to drivers, it's up to cyclists as well.
Jason Nicklaus Smith is what you would call an avid bicyclist, and said he's even been hit by... more »
The City of Abbeville is cracking down on crime in a whole new way. They're now patrolling the streets on two wheels instead of four.
Senior Patrolman William Proctor is one of Abbeville's top bicycle police officers. He said he was on-board with the idea from the start.
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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 »
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 »
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 »
The family of a 19-year-old in Opelousas is still waiting to hear from police about a possible arrest in connection with aggravated battery charges from June 13th. The victim, Joshua Guidry, says a driver tried to kill him while he was riding his bicycle down East South Street in Opelousas.... more »
OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - Opelousas Police Chief Perry Gallow says
17-year-old Tyrell Devon Jenkins was killed in a hit-and-run
Gallow said Jenkins was traveling north on La. Highway 357
Monday night when he was struck by a car. Jenkins was pronounced
dead... more »
Update: Victim Dies from Injuries
On November 29, 2009, the victim of the early morning crash died at a local hospital as a result of the injuries received. The victim is identified as Michael Saucier (51) of Duson. Investigators are asking anyone with information to contact the Lafayette Police... more »