November 7, 2013 9:43 PM
A 56 year old motorcyclist was killed after a crash Thursday nigth in Lafayette. It happened on the Evangeline Thruway near Lafayette Regional Airport.
Witnesses tell Lafayette Police that two motorcycles were travelling north on the thruway in the outside lane. As as they were passing a car, witnesses... more »
November 22, 2012 4:47 AM
A motorcycle crash just north of Scott is the cause of one injury.
La highway 93 was the scene of a major motorcycle crash Wednesday night. Lafayette police say around 11:49 pm a motorcycle and a vehicle were involved in an accident. The motorcyclist sustained some injuries.
November 22, 2012 4:22 AM
A major vehicle crash on Kaliste Saloom Road and Rue Louis XIV happened happened just after 11pm Wednesday night. Lafayette police department have cleared the scene. There was one fatality.
Other details are minimal at this time.
May 15, 2012 7:37 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police are investigated a fatal crash involving an SUV and motorcycle. Sgt. Don Kelly said in a news release that 42-year-old Harold Irvin Anderson of Maringouin was driving motorcycle around 12:05 p.m. Monday when it collided with an SUV. Kelly said Anderson applied... more »
April 17, 2012 12:38 AM
Nearly two weeks after a crash that nearly killed him, a Lafayette motorcyclist is hoping his story will serve as a reminder for drivers to share the road.
Chris Olsted suffered two fractured legs, including a compound fracture in the April 6th crash with an SUV on West Congress... more »
March 26, 2012 10:20 AM
Lafayette, LA - On March 25, 2011, at approximately 8:40 pm, Lafayette Police responded to the 3100 block of Ambassador Caffery Parkway regarding a crash involving a motorcycle. Investigators indicate that a Ford F-250 was traveling south on Ambassador Caffery Pkwy in the left travel lane, when a motorcycle entered... more »
March 25, 2012 7:32 PM
A Westlake man died in a two vehicle crash involving a motorcycle. Troop D respoded to the call this morning on Highway 379 about 2 miles west of Westlake. Drivers were attempting to pass an 18-wheeler that had stopped at a railroad track, when one driver struck the motorcycle driven... more »
January 6, 2012 10:31 AM
Louisiana State Police Troop I are investigating a fatal motorcycle wreck that happened in St. Landry Parish last night.
On LA-104, near Minny Road, around 5:50 p.m., 32 year old Chadwick Soileau of Opelousas was driving a 2004 Suzuki motorcycle west. Soileau ran off the right side of the... 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 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 »
August 6, 2011 11:39 PM
Summer is of course prime time for weddings, and it's probably fair to say most grooms don't take the lead when it comes to wedding planning.
That was definitely the case Saturday for one Acadiana groom who knew he was getting married, but he just didn't know when.
... more »
June 26, 2011 11:39 PM
In Iberia Parish, an update on a fatal motorcycle crash involving a school bus.
It happened last month, when State Police say the driver of that bus failed to yield while making a left hand turn, hitting the motorcyclist, 25 year old Kirt Rebert who was pronounced dead at... more »
June 18, 2011 1:55 PM
One is dead after a single vehicle crash in Acadia Parish. On June 17, 2011, at 1:49 p.m., Troop I was notified of a motorcycle in an irrigation canal.
The motorcycle was discovered by a local farmer who then called police. During the investigation troopers gathered evidence indicating that... more »
June 10, 2011 10:02 AM
DEQUINCY, La. (AP) - State police say a two-vehicle crash on La. Highway 27 south of DeQuincy in Calcasieu Parish claimed the life of a DeQuincy man. Troopers say a 2001 Honda motorcycle driven by 26-year-old John Fruge of DeQuincy was traveling south on Highway 27 Thursday night when he... more »
May 8, 2011 3:21 PM
A crash involving two motorcycles on LA 91 near Regan Road in Acadia Parish Saturday night claimed the life of an Iota man. According to Louisiana State Police, 50 year old Joseph Miller, of Iota, was travelling north on LA 91, next to another motorcycle and while negotiating a right... more »
April 3, 2011 8:11 PM
A Breaux Bridge woman was killed Sunday in a two vehicle crash on LA 352 (Henderson Levee Road) in Henderson. According to Louisiana State Police, 20 year old Ciera Lafleur was driving a motorcycle, negotiating a left curve, when she crossed the center line and struck a pickup truck head... more »
December 29, 2010 8:07 AM
MANDEVILLE, La. (AP) - Mandeville police say a 34-year-old motorcyclist from Florida died when he hit an on-ramp side wall, throwing 135 feet away and 50 to 60 feet down. Police Capt. Ron Ruple tells The Times-Picayune that Seth Garcia of Cocoa died about 2:30 a.m. Christmas Day. He says... more »
December 19, 2010 4:03 PM
WESTLAKE, La. (AP) - Louisiana State Police are investigating a two-vehicle accident that killed a 32-year-old Lake Charles man. Troopers say in a news release that Hector W. Rodriguez-Ocasio was on a motorcycle Saturday traveling south on Louisiana Highway 378 north of Westlake in Calcasieu Parish. The release says physical... more »
October 31, 2010 11:38 PM
One person is dead after a motorcycle accident in Stephensville.
Deputies say, a motorcycle traveling north on LA 997 crossed the center the line, when it was struck by a vehicle coming in the other direction. The motorcyclist, 19-year-old Blake Mayon, was pronounced dead at the scene.
October 11, 2010 10:38 AM
A Sunset couple killed Saturday after being thrown off a motorcycle will be laid to rest tomorrow. 25 year olds Roderick and Amber Richard were killed after a vehicle crossed the center line and struck them. It happened at the intersection of LA182 and St. Ann road near Opelousas on... more »
September 20, 2010 9:43 AM
NEW ORLEANS - Authorities say a New Orleans man was killed after the motorcycle he was driving crashed into the guardrail of the Judge Seeber Bridge over the Industrial Canal. John Gagliano, chief investigator at the Orleans Parish Coroner's Office, says that 28-year-old Early Brooks died about 5 a.m. Saturday... more »
September 17, 2010 1:12 AM
State Police are investigating a motorcycle accident in the 500 block of Verot School Road in Lafayette.
Troopers tell KATC one person was transported to a local hospital, and is listed with moderate injuries.Upon arrival, the motorcycle was spotted in the ditch off of Verot School Road.
Details... more »
July 29, 2010 1:32 PM
UPDATE: Release of Preliminary Findings Traffic investigators have released the identity of the victim in this morning's fatal crash as Jacob C. Theriot (23) of Lafayette. The driver of the vehicle, Brittany Davis of Ville Platte, was cited for Failure to Yield at an Intersection and issued a Notice of... more »
July 16, 2010 7:08 PM
On the afternoon of Friday July 16, 2010 at 3:53 PM, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to a major vehicle crash located in the 600 Blk of Acadian Hills Ln, near the intersection of Distribution Dr. The crash involved a motorcycle and a car. The driver of the... more »
May 17, 2010 7:14 AM
FERRIDAY, La. (AP) - State police say a Concordia Parish sheriff's deputy John Mott was killed in a two-vehicle accident near Lake Concordia and a Clayton man faces vehicular homicide charges in connection with the wreck. Troopers say 41-year-old John Mott was killed Sunday night when his motorcycle was hit... more »
May 4, 2010 12:54 PM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police say a 62-year-old Mamou man died when he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed into a retaining wall on the I-10 Mississippi River bridge.
Police say Feryl Granger was pronounced dead at the scene on Monday.
His wife,... more »
April 12, 2010 10:54 AM
On April 11, 2010, at approximately 1:30 pm, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to the 200 block of E. Kaliste Saloom Road regarding a crash involving a motorcycle. The operator of the motorcycle was traveling east, in the 200 block of E. Kaliste Saloom Road, when a... more »
March 26, 2010 4:10 PM
Scott - According to investigating troopers, on March 26, 2010, at 10:46 a.m., a 1997 Toyota Camry, driven by forty-nine year old Keith Alleman of Scott, was traveling south on LA 93 north of I-10. Fifty-six year old Ralf Doucet of Maurice was traveling north on LA 93 on a... more »
March 26, 2010 12:08 PM
UPDATE: State Police responded to a fatality on Highway 93 near Scott around 11:00AM. Once on the scene first responders pronounced the driver of a motorcycle, Ralph Doucet of Maurice, deceased. The driver of the other vehicle, which hit the motorcycle head-on was identified as Keith Alleman of Scott. He... more »
December 4, 2009 10:51 AM
3:30 pm update
The victim in the crash is identified as Malorie Alyce Chiasson (20) of Scott. The crash remains under investigation.
The family of Malorie Chaisson is asking the community for donations to help with funeral arrangements. Donations can be made at any Home Bank location. Please... more »
September 29, 2009 4:08 PM
BATON ROUGE-Traffic deaths and injuries in Louisiana in 2008 took the sharpest decline in 15 years, Louisiana safety officials announced today. In 2008, 913 people were killed in Louisiana traffic crashes, an 8.2 percent decline from the previous year, according to the 2008 Louisiana Traffic Records Data Report. A total... more »