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Driver arrested in Ambassador Caffery crash that resulted in death of unborn child

Posted at 10:52 AM, Aug 04, 2021

A driver has been arrested, accused of vehicular negligence and third degree feticide in connection with a Tuesday night crash in Lafayette.

Police say they arrested 37-year-old Noe Sanchez of California in connection with the crash on Ambassador Caffery Parkway that happened at around 9:00 pm on August 3.

Four vehicles were involved in the crash and at least three people were transported for minor to moderate injuries. Police say a woman, who was pregnant, lost her child as a result of her injuries in the crash.

They say that alcohol was a factor in the crash. Sanchez has been charged with the following:

  • Open Alcohol Container In Vehicle
  • Vehicular Negligent Injuring
  • First Degree Vehicular Negligence
  • No Driver License In Possession
  • Third Degree Feticide
  • Owi - Vehicle
  • Careless Operation - Heavy

No bond was set for Sanchez according to arrest records.

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