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  • WATCH: Car swerves off road, lands on roof in China Play Video

    March 12, 2017 6:01 PM

    CHINA - Footage showing a car landing on the roof of a home in China's Jiangsu Providence surfaced Sunday. The homeowner says he was investigating a loud noise in his home when he discovered the SUV had crashed through his ceiling. The driver of the vehicle said he... more »
  • Vehicle crashes into Donaldsonville home, starts house fire

    February 26, 2017 11:15 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE- A home is reportedly on fire after a vehicle crashed into it Sunday night. According to the Ascesnion Parish Sheriff's Office, firefighters are responding to the scene of the fire on Christy Drive. It is not yet known if anyone has been injured as a result of... more »
  • DOTD proposes J-Turns along US 190 in Livonia Play Video

    February 21, 2017 11:38 PM

    LIVONIA - Suzanne Salter knows the toll a left turn can cost on US 190 in Livonia. "It's something that you hope that no one else every has to go through," Salter said. In 2014, Salter's daughter died while attempting a left turn at an intersection on the... more »
  • National traffic deaths jump to highest level in nearly a decade

    February 15, 2017 11:31 AM

    WASHINGTON - A leading safety organization says traffic fatalities jumped last year, pushing deaths on U.S. roads to their highest level in nearly a decade. The National Safety Council says fatalities rose 6 percent in 2016, reaching an estimated 40,200 deaths. The group gets its data from states. The last... more »
  • All lanes open in Prarieville after multiple crashes Tuesday morning

    January 24, 2017 10:05 AM

    ASCENSION - I-10 westbound between LA 30 and LA 73 reopened to drivers after it was shut down for hours due to multiple crashes. Commuters experienced heavy delays around 9 a.m. until the interstate reopened around 11:30 a.m. According to Louisiana State Police, there was an accident involving... more »
  • I-110 South closed at Government Street due to multiple crashes

    January 19, 2017 6:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - I-110 South were briefly closed to traffic due to multiple crashes near the Government Street exit. According to DOTD, Traffic was not passing through and the congestion from the incident has reached North 22nd Street. Earlier in the day, the left and right lanes of I-110... more »
  • Storm causes 260 North Carolina vehicle crashes

    January 7, 2017 11:10 AM

    DURHAM, N.C. - North Carolina's governor says winter weather has caused numerous car crashes and is urging people to stay off the roads. Gov. Roy Cooper said Saturday that there were at least 260 traffic accidents between midnight and 6 a.m. as the winter storm blew in. Authorities say they... more »
  • Men convicted in deadly crashes want early prison release

    December 1, 2016 10:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Two men who are behind bars for separate alcohol-related crashes that killed eight people are each asking for an early release. The Advocate reports Brett Gerald and Joseph Branch filed a lawsuit earlier this year against the state Department of Corrections. Gerald was sentenced to 35 years... more »
  • Children, 11 and 7, die in 2 wrecks; neither wore seat belt

    October 9, 2016 7:21 PM

    RAYNE - Louisiana state police say two children without seat belts have died after being thrown from SUVs that overturned in separate weekend wrecks. They were a 7-year-old boy and an 11-year-old girl. Police say charges are pending in both accidents. Master Trooper Brooks David says 11-year-old Matiya Zachary of... more »
  • Study ranks Baton Rouge as 2nd most dangerous city for drivers Play Video

    June 13, 2016 10:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Just days after Gov. John Bel Edwards established a statewide task force to take on infrastructure issues, a regional coalition has released a study that ranks Baton Rouge as the second most dangerous city in the nation for motorists. The Capital City ranked behind only Detroit... more »
  • 14 La. holiday weekend traffic deaths double 2015 total

    May 31, 2016 4:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State Police say there were twice as many Memorial Day weekend traffic deaths in the state this year as there were in 2015. A Tuesday news release says there were nine fatal crashes resulting in 14 deaths statewide during the holiday weekend. Last year, seven Memorial... more »
  • Interstate backups cause noon rush traffic headaches

    March 13, 2015 12:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A series of traffic snarls are present throughout the city around the noon hour on the Friday ahead of St. Patrick's Day festivities in Baton Rouge. All lanes are open on I-12 West at Airline Highway due to an earlier accident with congestion of one mile... more »
  • Residents want state to fix site of deadly crash Play Video

    February 13, 2015 5:06 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Another fatal crash took place on Highway 63, south of Highway 449. According to the The Department of Transportation and Development, It's the second fatality to happen in that area within recent years. Louis Gurka III, 55, of Baton Rouge was traveling north on the highway... more »
  • La. roadway deaths drop 29 percent between 2007 and 2013

    February 4, 2015 10:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Highway Safety Commission says traffic fatalities dropped by 29 percent between 2007 and 2013. Lt. Col. John LeBlanc, the commission's executive director, says the state had 993 traffic fatalities in 2007, compared with 703 in 2013, a drop of almost 30 percent. LeBlanc says the... more »
  • Spike in highway deaths has LSP concerned

    December 23, 2014 6:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A spike in deaths on Louisiana roadways has State Police begging people to put down their cell phones and pay attention when they get behind the wheel. According to LSP distracted drivers have killed 67 people in the last month alone. They're calling it the new... more »
  • People frustrated with intersection Play Video

    September 26, 2014 5:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The intersection at Burbank and E. Boyd has some people scared for their safety and the safety of others. A wreck at that intersection yesterday "It is a matter of life and death. If you saw the car from yesterday and there had been somebody... more »

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