NewsLocal NewsIn Your ParishAcadia Parish


CPD: Houston man killed in multi-vehicle crash on I-10

Five vehicles involved, including 18-wheeler
Crowley fatal crash.png
Posted at 9:21 AM, Nov 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-11 19:18:19-05

Crowley Police have identified the victim in a fatal multi-vehicle crash Thursday morning on I-10 at Crowley that also injured two others.

The interstate was closed at around 8 a.m. Crowley Police Chief Jimmy Broussard said the crash occurred as a vehicle traveling eastbound hit their brakes and skidded into the guardrail. An 18-wheeler in the next lane, also traveling eastbound, tried to avoid the car, traveled across into the westbound lane, then hit the westbound guardrail and overturned.

A westbound pickup truck then struck the cab of the 18-wheeler, killing the driver of the 18-wheeler. 32-year-old Leon Lamarcus Horhn of Houston, Texas, was killed in the crash.

The pickup truck and an SUV were also struck in the crash; a total of five vehicles were involved.

Broussard said blood samples were taken and sent for analysis.

Two others were seriously injured in the crash and taken to area hospitals; Broussard said there was no update on their condition as of Thursday evening.

I-10 was shut down for more than seven hours as crews worked to clear the scene.

Stay in touch with us anytime, anywhere.

To reach the newsroom or report a typo/correction, click HERE.

Sign up for newsletters emailed to your inbox. Select from these options: Breaking News, Evening News Headlines, Latest COVID-19 Headlines, Morning News Headlines, Special Offers

Follow us on Twitter

Like us on Facebook

Follow us on Instagram

Subscribe to our Youtube channel