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Truck hits courthouse in Crowley

Posted: 11:07 AM, Oct 11, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-11 12:47:19-04

A pick-up truck drove into the Acadia Parish Courthouse this morning.

Witnesses say two people were transported to local hospitals via ambulance.

truck into Crp;wley Courthouse
Truck hits Crowley Courthouse Courtesy Devon Laurents

Police Chief Jimmy Broussard said the accelerator on the truck got stuck. The driver and passenger were transported to be checked out because they’re older people, he said. They’re OK, the chief said.

The damage to the courthouse was not severe, the chief said. Our crews found a scuff on the building, and some damage to the flower beds.

The accident could have been a lot worse, because there was a crew setting up a stage near the site of the accident, the chief said. The truck missed the stage and those workers, he said.