October 4, 2012 8:55 AM
NEW ROADS, La. (AP) - State police say two vehicles collided on La. Highway 1 in Pointe Coupee Parish, killing one of the drivers. Trooper says 34-year-old Jason Weill, of Abbeville, was driving north on La. 1 near the Morganza Spillway when he lost control of his vehicle after passing... more »
September 3, 2012 4:36 AM
AZTEC, N.M. (AP) - Sheriff's officials in a northwestern New Mexico county say a motorcyclist from Louisiana and the driver of a sports utility vehicle have died after a collision. San Juan County Sheriff's spokeswoman Beth Utley says three men were riding their motorcycles south on U.S. 550 at midmorning... more »
May 28, 2012 10:43 AM
FERRIDAY, La. (AP) - Louisiana State Police say a 24-year-old man who was not wearing a helmet was thrown from his all-terrain vehicle and died after he lost control and the ATV hit a big brick mailbox. Trooper Daniel "Scott" Moreau says Matthew Louis Evans of Ferriday was pronounced dead... more »
May 18, 2012 9:11 AM
ELIZABETH, La. (AP) - State police say a 47-year-old Glenmora woman died in a single-vehicle accident on La. Highway 112 in Allen Parish. Troopers say Donna Fee was southbound on Highway 112, north of Elizabeth Thursday, when she lost control and ran off the road. The car then went into... more »
May 2, 2012 11:10 AM
HAMSHIRE, Texas (AP) - Interstate 10 in Southeast Texas has been closed after a tanker truck overturned and began leaking a flammable liquid. A spokesman for the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says the driver was slightly hurt in the wreck around 7 a.m. Wednesday between Hamshire and Winnie. The area... more »
April 9, 2012 9:10 AM
ERWINVILLE, La. (AP) - State police say two people died and one person suffered life-threatening injuries after a single-vehicle crash U.S. 190 Highway in Pointe Coupee Parish. Trooper Russell Graham tells The Advocate 54-year-old George Joseph Jr. of New Orleans was eastbound on U.S. 190 around 1 a.m. Saturday near... more »
April 2, 2012 8:42 AM
GREENWELL SPRINGS, La. (AP) - A 26-year-old Greenwell Springs man was killed Saturday night when his pickup struck a culvert and rolled. State police say Daniel Couvillion (KOO'-vee-yawn) was driving his pickup south on La. 37 near Greenwell Springs when the accident occurred. Troopers say the truck veered off the... more »
February 13, 2012 10:44 AM
MANSURA, La. (AP) - State police say a car hit and killed a pedestrian wearing black when he walked into Louisiana Highway 115 near Hessmer in Avoyelles Parish. The driver was not cited, but the accident is still being investigated. Trooper Scott Moreau says 76-year-old Wilbert J. Ducote of Mansura... more »
January 28, 2012 4:00 PM
A wreck with an 18-wheeler near Kentwood, La., left two women dead and two injured. State Police say about 6 p.m. Friday four women were stopped in the eastbound lane of La. 38, waiting to turn left into a private drive. According to police, the truck driver did not see... more »
January 3, 2012 9:26 AM
Louisiana State Police Troop I reports a fatal wreck in Evangeline Parish last night. Officers say a single vehicle crash occurred around 9:30 p.m. on LA-29, just south of Chataignier, claiming two lives.
A 2007 Chevrolet truck, driven by 43 year old Mitchell Fontenot of Ville Platte, was traveling... more »
June 27, 2011 9:16 AM
LIDDIEVILLE, La. (AP) - State police say a Winnsboro teenager died in a single-vehicle crash near Liddieville. The accident happened around 4:15 a.m. Sunday morning on La. Highway 130 west of Winnsboro. Troopers say an SUV driven by 16-year-old Brandon T. Davis was westbound when the vehicle left the roadway,... more »
March 14, 2011 8:35 AM
Reports of an accident involving a school bus. It happened shortly after 7:00am on the 300 block of Duhon Road in Milton.
There are no other details at this time, but we do have a crew in route and will have more information as it becomes available.
January 19, 2011 12:45 PM
State Police say 53-year-old Leonardo Lopez of New Iberia, is the man who died in the deadly crash, Sunday, on Neko Town Rd.
Trooper Stephen Hammons says Lopez was stopped at the intersection of Neko Town Road and Hwy 90, and for unknown reasons pulled into the path of... more »
December 27, 2010 9:31 PM
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A woman hit the side of the I-220 bridge in her car, then was hit and killed Monday by a tractor-trailer as she tried to flag traffic around the wreck in the dark, the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office said. The tractor-trailer overturned, scattering plywood across the... more »
December 18, 2010 6:23 PM
Friday afternoon, at 3:20 p.m., troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a single-vehicle rollover crash on Interstate 10 (milepost 64) near Jennings in Jefferson Davis Parish that killed a Texas man and injured two other people including a 3-year-old child.
Preliminary investigation revealed the crash occurred... more »
November 28, 2010 8:19 PM
A bad crash at the intersection of Verot School Road and Savoy Road in Youngsville has left an Abbeville woman dead. 65 year old Bobbie Tinker was a passenger in a car headed south on Verot, when State Police say the driver of a pickup truck disregarded a stop sign... more »
September 27, 2010 6:54 AM
HOUMA, La. (AP) - Four Vandebilt Catholic High School students -- including the football team's starting quarterback -- were killed in a wreck on La. Highway 182 near Houma pickup the victims were in was discovered in a bayou around 1:45 p.m. Sunday, following a multi-parish search by parents and... more »
August 5, 2010 8:44 AM
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A state judge has sentenced a 45-year-old woman to 12 1/2 years in prison in connection with a 2008 wreck on the Interstate 210 bridge in Lake Charles that killed a 5-year-old boy. District Judge Wilford Carter sentenced Angela Lee Osipuk Wednesday. Osipuk pleaded guilty... more »
August 3, 2010 4:59 PM
UPDATE-In an effort to locate missing 21 year old Jayce Ryan Dupuis of Jennings, search teams from eight different law enforcement agencies assisted the Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff's Office in an intense air, ground and water search of an approximate two square mile area in the vicinity of the Jaenke... more »
July 30, 2010 9:33 PM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police say a seven-vehicle wreck - allegedly caused by a drunk driver - injured five people and blocked Interstate 10 for 70 minutes during rush hour. Sgt. Don Kelly says none of the injuries appeared life-threatening. Kelly says 52-year-old Leroy Fisher of Baton... more »
June 13, 2010 7:24 PM
R esidents who live in town-homes at the intersection of Kaliste Saloom and Locksley woke up Saturday morning to find two of the housing units engulfed in flames.
"I felt the ground shake and came outside,” Buddy Lablanc, a witness, said. “I said oh-my-god and the house was... more »
May 7, 2010 9:03 PM
In Evangeline Parish, one community is dealing with a tragedy. A Lake Charles woman, Shannon Cox, and Shelia Serie of Ville Platte died in a car wreck this week.
Shelia's husband, Roy was driving the vehicle that allegedly caused that crash. He is a coach at Ville Platte High... more »
May 6, 2010 10:59 AM
State police say a 35-year-old Abbeville died in a one car accident on La. Highway 333 near Intracoastal City.
Troopers say Carlos Felipe Ramirez as driving northbound Wednesday night when his car failed to negotiate a curve, left the roadway and struck a tree.
Ramirez was pronounced... more »
March 16, 2010 4:46 PM
A Centerville man was killed Monday in a single-vehicle accident on La. 317. Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated the crash that occurred at 1:30 p.m. about four miles south of the Intracoastal Waterway. Killed in the crash was 22-year-old David Champagne of Centerville, state police report. Champagne was killed... more »
February 23, 2010 7:51 AM
NEW ROADS, La. (AP) - A Pointe Coupee Parish grand jury has indicted a Ventress woman on a count of vehicular homicide in a wreck that killed a New Roads woman in December. The grand jury on Monday also indicted 23-year-old Victoria Gosserand on a count of first-degree negligent vehicular... more »
December 15, 2009 6:26 PM
A New Iberia man is back in jail following a wreck in 2006 that killed a mother and her daughter. 17-year-old Jessica Lyons and 47-year-old Judith Groff were killed in that crash.
Brad Badeaux was given a year in jail and was let out early because of good behavior.... more »
December 1, 2009 4:23 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods will get a careless driving citation for a car crash outside his Orlando-area mansion last week, but will not face criminal charges, the Florida Highway Patrol said Tuesday. Woods faces a $164 fine and four points against his driver's license. The citation will close... more »
November 30, 2009 2:36 PM
UPDATE - Ariel Hines (B/F, age 12) of Harvey was pronounced deceased just after noon today by doctors at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital in Baton Rouge. Ariel is the sixth person who has died as a result of injuries sustained in the I-10 crash in Ascension Parish on... more »
September 21, 2009 12:28 PM
An Erath man who allegedly caused a deadly head-on collision earlier this year will learn his fate today. The trial for 39-year-old Todd Vincent is set to begin this morning (Monday, September 21). The wreck left a Franklin man, his sister and her teenage daughter dead. Vincent faces three counts... more »