VACHERIE, La. (AP) - A 59-year-old woman was killed and two men were injured in a head-on collision on La. 18 in St. James Parish. State police say Linda Dupard, of Vacherie, was driving a car east on La. 18 when it was hit by a pickup about noon Thursday.... more »
ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - Alexandria police say a 72-year-old man died in a single-vehicle wreck that occurred at the city's South Traffic Circle. The Town Talk reports Milton C. Daigre Sr. was pronounced dead on the scene. The accident remains under investigation, and officials have not release any further information. more »
NEW ORLEANS, La. (AP) - A 24-year-old man was killed and a 27-year-old man injured in a one car crash in eastern New Orleans. The accident happened around 2:30 a.m. Sunday. Police say the driver, 28-year-old Percy Johnson, disregarded a stop sign, lost control of his car and drove into... more »
Yesterday at approximately 8:43 p.m. officers with the Carencro Police Department responded to the 3600 block of NE Evangeline Thruway in Carencro in reference to a major traffic crash.
Officers investigated the scene and learned that a single vehicle with one occupant left the roadway Northbound on Interstate 49... more »
JENNINGS, La. (AP) - A 31-year-old Jennings man has been found shot to death inside his vehicle parked on a vacant lot. Police reportedly found the body of Kenneth Pelican late Wednesday night in the driver's seat of a vehicle. Police Chief Johnny Lassiter said he had been shot once... more »
St. Landry Sheriff's Department now has a traffic accident expert.
Captain Brian Hundley recently completed a 4 month traffic accident reconstruction course.
The course is designed to teach officers the basic and advanced fundamentals of accident reconstruction and how to scientifically reconstruct the way crashes happen.