It started with a two vehicle accident in the inside lane on I-10 westbound just west of Welch. It ended when another vehicle became involved and hit the driver (of one of the first vehicles.) The Lafayette man was pronounced dead on the scene.
A Rosepine man driving a pick up left the road on Highway 12 about one mile east of Starks on Saturday night. The truck struck a concrete culvert resulting in the death of the driver.
The truck was being driven by 31 year old Wayne M...
We have so many distractions today. We also drive cars that handle much better and all you have to do is barely move the steering wheel to change the vehicle's direction. Combine those two things and driving today can be very dangerous. According to Louisiana State police inattentive and distracted driving continue to be leading causes of crashes in our state. It may have contributed to this fatal
Yesterday I made a trip fro Beaumont to Lake Charles and saw this 18 Wheeler in the ditch. It was upside down and in a deep ditch about three quarter miles West of the Texas state line. Getting it out of that ditch had the interstate closed (westbound) for eight hours today..
If you know anyone headed over from Lafayette or further west ... you might want to warn them. They may be sitting on I-10 for a long time.
UPDATE 1:30 P.M. --- I-10 west bound both lanes are now open. The off ramp is still closed.