Tragic news for the town of Port Barre. Monday morning, one of the two victims critically injured in Friday's school bus crash in Port Barre died. 5 year old Karen Stoute succumbed to her injuries at around 11:30am. She had been in critical condition since Friday with a traumatic brain... more »
Port Barre is holding a prayer vigil tonight at the town hall at 6:00 p.m. to show their love and support for all involved in the crash Friday morning.
KATC is live from the event at 6:00 p.m. We'll have a full report tonight on KATC TV-3 at 10:00pm.... more »
Three children remain in critical condition following a bus crash Friday morning near Port Barre. 21 students were on board the bus when an 18-wheeler rammed them from behind. One 5 year old child has brain swelling and is in ICU at Lafayette General Medical Center.
State Police sent... more »
New information on the crash involving a St. Landry Parish School Bus. KATC has learned the bus driver was Port Barre Mayor Gil Savoy. Savoy is a retired bus driver who was filling in today on the route. His wife Camilla tells KATC, Gil is getting x-rays at Opelousas General... more »
Vermilion Parish- Today, Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a two vehicle crash involving a school bus on LA 700 at Gladu Road. According to the investigating troopers, on September 23, 2010, at 4:08 p.m., a 2009 Blue Bird Vermilion Parish school bus, driven by 40-year-old Tanya Primeaux of Kaplan,... more »
55-year old Warner Trosclair was cited for no proof of insurance, careless operation, suspended license and expired registration. --------------------------------------------
There were 15 kids on the bus.The students left from Lafayette High School. Some were released to their parents, otheres were taken home by another bus. William Samec with the... more »
HAUGHTON, La. (AP) - One person was killed and three injured Tuesday when a driver ran a stop sign and hit a school bus broadside, overturning the bus into the path of an SUV, state police said. It was Louisiana's second fatal school bus wreck in two days. Monday afternoon,... more »