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  • EBRSO vehicle involved in crash on Siegen Lane; no injuries

    June 15, 2017 10:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Crews are responding to an accident on Siegen Lane near I-10 involving an East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office vehicle The wreck happened just after 9:00 p.m. A spokesperson with the Baton Rouge Police Department confirmed an EBRSO vehicle was involved in the accident. Sources on... more »
  • Report: NOPD investigating deadly crash involving ATV, dirt bikes

    June 13, 2017 2:27 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a deadly crash involving an ATV and two dirt bikes on Chef Menteur Highway that occurred Monday night. According to police, the crash happened around 8:30 p.m. Monday near the intersection of Chef Menteur Highway and Majestic Oaks Drive.... more »
  • Slidell teen killed in crash in Lacombe

    June 13, 2017 12:54 PM

    SLIDELL – A Slidell teenager was killed in a crash Monday morning in Lacombe. According to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office, the crash occurred on Bayou Paquet Road near Transmitter Road around 11:40 a.m. when 17-year-old Spencer Coe was driving a BMW. Coe's vehicle was found overturned... more »
  • At least one taken to hospital after T-bone crash

    June 12, 2017 12:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE – First responders had to rescue people from a morning T-bone crash that flipped a pickup. The driver of a small SUV collided with a pickup as the two vehicles crossed the N. 22 nd / Fuqua intersection. It's not clear who is at fault. The... more »
  • Man arrested for vehicular homicide after deadly crash on US 90

    June 11, 2017 9:54 PM

    ST. MARY PARISH - Police have arrested a man following a crash that left one dead on US 90 Sunday. According to Louisiana State Police, 24-year-old Thaiim Guilbeau was arrested for vehicular homicide after the crash that claimed the life of his passenger, 28-year-old Clarence Verrett Jr. Police... more »
  • Zachary man dies in crash on LA 22 in Sorrento

    June 9, 2017 6:06 PM

    SORRENTO – A Zachary man is dead following a single vehicle crash on LA 22, east of LS 936, in Ascension Parish. According to Louisiana State Police, the crash took the life of 34-year-old Dustin Good. The crash occurred on Friday around 3 a.m. when Good was traveling west... more »
  • Police identify bicyclist killed in crash on US 190

    June 9, 2017 4:57 PM

    LACOMBE – Police have identified a bicyclist who was killed in a crash on US 190 in Lacombe Thursday afternoon. According to Louisiana State Police, the crash occurred around 4:25 p.m. as 56-year-old Dale Lacour of Laplace was riding a Huffy bicycle southbound on North Tranquility Road. Lacour approached... more »
  • Victim identified in deadly S. Harrell's Ferry Road crash

    June 8, 2017 9:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The victim of a deadly crash on South Harrell's Ferry Road has been identified. According to BRPD, 20-year-old Christopher Levy died in the crash that occurred on Thursday around 8 p.m. Levy was driving a 2000 Ford Mustang that was occupied by two other people.... more »
  • Lane closure on I-10 West due to accident

    June 5, 2017 3:04 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - One lane has been closed on I-10 West due to an accident Monday afternoon. The Department of Transportation says the left lane is blocked past LA 73 due to the accident. Traffic is continuing to pass through the right lane, but congestion from the incident has reached... more »
  • I-12 West reopens near Airline Highway after vehicle recovery

    June 3, 2017 8:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - I-12 West was shut down near Airline Highway due to a vehicle recovery operation in the area Saturday. All lanes were shut down shortly after 7:30 p.m. due to the operation. All lanes have now reopened and traffic is being allowed to pass through. DOTD... more »
  • Mother, two children killed in Lafourche Parish crash

    May 30, 2017 9:29 PM

    LAROSE - Police say a woman and her two children were killed in a crash on LA 3235 Tuesday. According to Louisiana State Police, 39-year-old Carmen Valle and her two children, 5-year-old Christopher Valle and 4-year-old Valeria Valle, were traveling north on LA 3235 around noon Tuesday. Police... more »
  • Houma man dies in crash on LA 182

    May 30, 2017 12:05 PM

    HOUMA – A crash on LA 182 in Houma took the life of a 52-year-old man on Tuesday morning. The crash occurred as Ricky Bergeron was traveling east on LA 182 in a 2002 Dodge Durango. According to Louisiana State Police, for reasons still under investigation, Bergeron crossed the... more »
  • Pedestrian killed while attempting to cross I-10 in Slidell

    May 29, 2017 1:18 PM

    SLIDELL - Louisiana State Police say a man was killed in a crash while attempting to walk across Interstate 10 Sunday night. According to police, to crash occurred around 7 p.m. as 28-year-old Lance Britt of Covington was walking through the lefthand lane of I-10 East near Gause Boulevard.... more »
  • Power outages caused by accident involving electrical pole

    May 26, 2017 9:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Hundreds of people were without power after a car crashed into a utility pole. The crash happened around 7:45 p.m. on Florida Blvd. near Airline Hwy. According to a BRPD spokesperson, one vehicle was involved in the crash, hitting a utility pole. The spokesperson said... more »
  • 13 arrests in Louisiana fake-crash scheme

    May 26, 2017 7:56 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana State Police say 13 people have been arrested in connection with an insurance fraud scheme involving staged automobile crashes. A news release says Thursday's arrests followed an investigation that began with complaints from insurance companies. Investigators say the scheme involved a group of people who regularly... more »
  • BRPD responding to crash involving motorcycle on Florida Blvd.

    May 25, 2017 11:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Emergency crews are responding to a crash on Florida Blvd. involving a motorcycle. The crash occurred around 9:45 p.m. on Florida Blvd. near Sherwood Forrest Blvd. According to Baton Rouge Police Department officials, two vehicles and a motorcycle could be involved. They say one of... more »
  • Rubberneckers cause crash as motorcade winds through Baton Rouge

    May 24, 2017 3:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE – People sustained minor injuries after a crash likely caused by rubbernecking on I-110 Wednesday as the Vice President of the United States' motorcade drove through Baton Rouge. Vice President Pence was in the area for an event in Port Allen. The motorcade was traveling from the... more »
  • BRPD: man under influence of cocaine caused deadly crash

    May 24, 2017 9:08 AM

    BATON ROIUGE – Baton Rouge Police say a man will be charged with vehicular homicide after he ran a red light, causing a deadly crash while under the influence of cocaine. Bryan Kyzar, 54, was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison Tuesday. According to the affidavit... more »
  • BRPD: Man arrested one year after deadly crash on North Boulevard

    May 23, 2017 6:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police have announced the arrest of a man in connection to a 2016 crash that left one person dead. According to Baton Rouge Police, the crash occurred around 9:30 p.m. May 21, 2016 in the 3400 block of North Blvd. Police say 54-year-old Bryan Kyzar... more »
  • Ambulance with wreck victim crashes into Metairie canal

    May 22, 2017 12:32 PM

    METAIRIE – An ambulance transporting a car crash victim ended up in a Metairie canal Monday after trying to avoid collision. According to WWLTV, the incident happened around 9 a.m. on West Esplanade Avenue near East Jefferson Medical Center. Deputies said the ambulance was returning from a one-car... more »
  • TRAFFIC ALERT: Heavy delays I-10 west in Ascension

    May 22, 2017 12:21 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE – Traffic officials say “an incident in the median” is causing heavy traffic delays on I-10 in Ascension Parish Monday morning. According to DOTD, the incident happened around 10:20 a.m. Monday morning. As of 11:10 a.m., congestion stretched for at least five miles. Traffic congestion on... more »
  • Four killed between Saturday night, Sunday morning on South La. highways

    May 21, 2017 10:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Four people died on south Louisiana highways between Saturday night and Sunday morning, State Police reported this weekend. Among the dead – a teenager from Vacherie, a motorcyclist from Ventress and a man killed on a rural stretch of highway in the Felicianas when his car... more »
  • Several injured after plane hits truck on LAX Airport runway

    May 20, 2017 7:15 PM

    LOS ANGELES - Authorities say an Aeromexico flight clipped an airport utility truck while taxiing after landing at Los Angeles International Airport. Airport police spokesman Rob Pedregon said Saturday the plane clipped the service truck, causing it to overturn. Pedregon says no one on the plane was injured. He says... more »
  • Train crashed into vehicle in Boutte; no injuries

    May 18, 2017 2:00 PM

    BOUTTE – A train crashed into a vehicle that lost one of its wheels in Boutte on Thursday morning. According to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office, the crash occurred on Thursday around 7:30 a.m. on Paul Maillard Road. Deputies learned the crash involved a Ford Explorer that was... more »
  • Suspected burglar arrested after car crash in Assumption Parish

    May 16, 2017 4:35 PM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - A man wanted by deputies for an Assumption Parish burglary for more than a year was arrested Monday night after authorities responded to a traffic incident involving the suspected burglar. According to the Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office, 23-year-old Kadeem Wiggins of Napoleonville was arrested for burglarizing the... more »
  • Motorcyclist killed in Livingston Parish crash

    May 14, 2017 10:39 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Police say a man was killed after he lost control of his motorcycle on LA 16 Sunday. According to Louisiana State Police, 66-year-old Donald McNair of Prairieville was traveling eastbound on Highway 16 around noon when he lost control of his Harley Davidson motorcycle. McNair slid... more »
  • Authorities respond to overturned vehicle on Jefferson Highway

    May 14, 2017 7:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities are responding to an overturned vehicle on Jefferson Highway Sunday. The crash occurred around 6:15 p.m. Sunday night on Jefferson Highway at Director Drive. Sources say there were no reported injuries. There is currently no word on what caused the accident. more »
  • APSO: 'Family matter' causes road closure on Hwy. 42 in Prairieville

    May 14, 2017 6:01 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office says a "family matter" was the cause for a closure on Highway 42 Sunday. The incident occurred around 3:40 p.m. on LA 42 near Cully Broussard Road in Prairieville. APSO says deputies responded to an incident involving a "family matter" in the... more »
  • Lane closure causes delays on I-12 East near Livingston

    May 14, 2017 5:31 PM

    LIVINGSTON - All lanes I-12 have repoened near the Livingston exit after an accident. After initially closing both lanes, authorities have now reopened all lanes to traffic. Congestion from this incident is now minimal. Keep up with all Baton Rouge area traffic with WBRZ's advanced traffic tracking... more »
  • Engineer charged in deadly Amtrak crash

    May 12, 2017 8:49 PM

    PHILADELPHIA - Pennsylvania's top prosecutor has charged a speeding Amtrak engineer with causing a catastrophe, eight counts of involuntary manslaughter and other crimes in a 2015 derailment that came after he accelerated to 106 mph in a 50 mph zone. Prosecutors said Friday they have been in talks with engineer... more »
  • Hammond teen killed in single vehicle crash on LA 1054

    May 11, 2017 4:04 PM

    TANGIPAHOA PARISH –Police say a Hammond teenager was killed in a single vehicle crash on LA 1054 Thursday morning. According to Louisiana State Police, the crash happened shortly after 7 a.m. on LA 1054 just south of LA 16. Police say Nathan Daniel Arnold, 18, was driving a pickup... more »
  • Police identify victim in deadly Florida Blvd crash

    May 11, 2017 3:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police say a Baton Rouge man died after an early morning crash on Florida Boulevard Thursday morning. According to Baton Rouge Police, the crash happened around 12:30 a.m. in the 6100 block of Florida Boulevard. Police say a 2015 Hyundai Elantra traveling westbound drove over a... more »
  • Motorcycle involved in head-on crash in St. Amant

    May 11, 2017 8:34 AM

    ST. AMANT – Medical helicopters were called to the scene of a motorcycle crash in Ascension Parish Thursday morning. According to total traffic, the head-on crash happened on Highway 22 just before LA 429. The extent of the injuries is unknown at this time. This is a developing... more »
  • Two hospitalized after motorcycle crash on Siegen Lane Play Video

    May 10, 2017 10:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two were transported to the hospital after a crash involving a motorcycle on Siegen Lane Wednesday night. The crash occurred around 8:40 p.m. on Siegen Lane near Airline Highway. Sources say the crash occurred when a motorcycle rear-ended another vehicle. The driver was reportedly ejected... more »
  • Government Street reopens after overturned car removed Play Video

    May 10, 2017 8:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Parts of Government Street were closed Wednesday morning as crews worked to clear an overturned vehicle. The crash happened near the intersection of Government Street and South 10 th Street. Baton Rouge Police and firefighters responded to the scene. Police say injuries do not appear to... more »
  • 18-wheeler overturns on Highway 16 in Livingston Parish

    May 9, 2017 11:59 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS – Authorities in Livingston Parish are responding to an overturned 18-wheeler on Highway 16 near Vincent Acres Tuesday morning. According to the Walker Police Department, no one was hurt in the crash. There is a reported partial road blockage. The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office and Louisiana State... more »
  • One hurt after vehicle strikes pedestrian on Plank Road

    May 9, 2017 10:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE – At least one woman was hurt after a vehicle struck a pedestrian in a parking lot off Plank Road Tuesday morning. The crash happened just before 9 a.m. near the intersection of Plank Road and Harding Road. Paramedics transported one woman from the scene. Witnesses... more »
  • Traffic diverted after 18-wheeler overturns in Grosse Tete

    May 8, 2017 3:25 PM

    GROSSE TETE – Authorities in Iberville Parish are diverting traffic after an 18-wheeler overturned on Highway 77 in Grosse Tete. According to the Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened near the intersection of Highway 77 and Highway 386. Traffic from the interstate is being diverted to Sidney Road.... more »
  • UPDATE: Drag racing leads to fatal crash on Airline Hwy. Friday night

    May 5, 2017 11:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State Police say drag racing led to a fatal crash on Airline Hwy. where one person was killed and two others were injured. Sources say the crash occurred around 10:30 p.m. on Airline Highway near Barringer Foreman Road. The crash took the life of 20-year-old... more »
  • Florida Blvd. reopens following head-on crash

    May 5, 2017 8:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Crews are responding to a head-on crash that left multiple people injured on Florida Blvd. The crash happened after 7:15 p.m. on Florida Blvd. near McGehee Drive. Sources on scene say at least two people have been transported to the hospital, at least one of... more »
  • School bus crash in LaPlace sends 14 students to hospital with minor injuries

    May 5, 2017 5:53 PM

    LAPLACE – The St. John Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a Friday afternoon crash that involved a school bus and pick up truck. The crash occurred around 2:30 p.m. in the 1700 block of St. Andrew's Boulevard in LaPlace. The bus was carrying 28 students at the time of... more »
  • Police hold fundraiser for BRPD officer injured in I-12 crash

    May 5, 2017 12:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The Zachary Police Department held a fundraiser for a Baton Rouge Police officer who was injured in a car crash on I-12. Baton Rouge Police Department Officer Rickey Faust was driving his unit on I-12 east between the Millerville and Sherwood Forest exit when responding to... more »
  • Slidell Police: Babysitter arrested for drunk driving crash; children injured

    May 2, 2017 1:43 PM

    SLIDELL – A woman was arrested after police say she got into a drunk driving crash while children she was babysitting were in the car with her. The Slidell Police Department arrested Brenda Brown for DWI with Child Endangerment, two counts of vehicular negligent injuring, two counts of no... more »
  • Victim identified in deadly head-on crash on Airline Highway Play Video

    May 1, 2017 10:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Authorities say one person is dead after a head-on crash on Airline Highway in Baton Rouge Monday morning. The crash happened after 9 a.m. Monday near the intersection of Airline Highway and St. Katherine Ave. Baton Rouge Police say 52-year-old Deborah Cobb was traveling southbound... more »
  • Three killed when air ambulance crashes in Texas Panhandle

    April 29, 2017 6:29 PM

    AMARILLO, Texas - Texas authorities say three people are dead after an air ambulance crashed overnight just south of the Amarillo airport. Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Cindy Barkley says the single-engine plane went down about 12:30 a.m. Saturday in an industrial section of the city between Rick Husband... more »
  • Police:19-year-old charged with DWI after crash near LSU

    April 28, 2017 12:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A 19-year-old woman was charged after police say she drunkenly crashed into another vehicle near LSU's campus in December. Summer Nichole Stevens, 19, was charged with first-degree vehicular negligent injuring, first offense DWI, reckless operation and running a red light. According to the arrest warrant,... more »
  • One dead after 18-wheeler overturns on Greenwell Springs Rd

    April 28, 2017 10:00 AM

    BAYWOOD – One person is dead after an 18-wheeler overturned on Greenwell Springs Road Friday morning. The crash took the life of 47-year-old Richard Boudreaux. According to Louisiana State Police, the crash occurred as 59-year-old Donald Gill was traveling southbound on Greenwell Springs Road in an 18-wheeler. For... more »
  • Victims in Thursday Livonia crash identified as married couple Play Video

    April 27, 2017 7:44 PM

    LIVONIA - Two victims in a crash on Hwy 190 in Livonia Thursday have been identified. The 3-car crash happened just east of the city limits around 6:30 p.m. Livonia Police tell News 2, the wreck claimed the lives of Daniel and Ramonia O'Brien, a married couple from... more »
  • 2-year-old hospitalized following crash on Hwy. 19

    April 26, 2017 8:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 2-year-old is among those transferred to the hospital following a crash on Hwy. 19. According to Baton Rouge Police Department officials, the crash happened on Hwy. 19 near Thomas Road. BRPD officials say a 2-year-old female inside one of the vehicles was transferred to... more »
  • 89-year-old taken to hospital after crash on Hooper Road Play Video

    April 25, 2017 5:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An 89-year-old man was taken to the hospital following a crash on Hooper Road. The crash occurred around 4:30 p.m. on Hooper and Mickens Road. A white SUV t-boned a tan car at the intersection. The 89-year-old man was the passenger of the car. The... more »
  • Police respond to crash involving school bus on Airline Highway

    April 25, 2017 4:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Crews are responding to the scene of a crash involving a school bus in the 7000 block of Airline Highway near Bicentennial Place. The crash was reported on Tuesday around 3:20 p.m. According to BRPD, the crash involved a First Student school bus carrying passengers... more »

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