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  • Synthetic marijuana suspected as factor in deadly wreck Play Video

    January 23, 2015 1:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Investigators said synthetic marijuana may have been a factor in a deadly wreck earlier this month in Baton Rouge. Police said Ryan Earhart, 22, of Lake Charles died Thursday from injuries sustained in the Jan. 10 crash on North Boulevard. Investigators said he was traveling... more »
  • 2 city buses collide in Baltimore, sending 25 to hospital

    January 21, 2015 8:13 AM

    BALTIMORE, MD - Two city buses collided during rush hour in Baltimore, sending 25 people to the hospital, one in serious condition. Capt. Roman Clark of the Baltimore Fire Department says the Maryland Transit Administration buses crashed just after 7 a.m. Wednesday in west Baltimore. One bus was for people... more »
  • Gonzales man dies in West Feliciana Parish crash

    January 21, 2015 5:55 AM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - State police say a 73-year-old Gonzales man died in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 61 near St. Francisville. Trooper Jared Sandifer says pickup driven by Felix Lipoma pulled out of a private driver Tuesday afternoon and struck the rear wheels of an 18-wheeler. He says the... more »
  • Medical condition likely factor in Washington Parish crash

    January 20, 2015 11:49 AM

    FRANKLINTON - Preliminary investigation by Louisiana State Police has revealed a single vehicle crash that took the life of 78-year-old woman on Tuesday morning in Washington Parish may have been caused by a medical condition. Troopers began investigating the crash on La. 16 near La. 1072 shortly before 8... more »
  • Severe injuries reported in wreck that closed I-10 Monday night

    January 19, 2015 8:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police reported possible severe injuries in a crash that closed I-10 westbound just before the river bridge Monday night. A state traffic camera showed one vehicle overturned. The crash scene was surrounded by numerous first responders, police officers and their emergency response vehicles. Westbound lanes of... more »
  • Man killed in Ponchatoula wreck

    January 19, 2015 4:51 PM

    PONCHATOULA - Monday, sheriff's deputies released details of a deadly crash that happened over the weekend. Nat John Colona, 45, died in the single-vehicle wreck northeast of downtown Saturday night. Colona was from Hammond. Investigators said Colona lost control at a sharp, left curve where North 1st Street... more »
  • Speed, impairment cited in deadly I-12 crash

    January 19, 2015 11:56 AM

    HAMMOND - Investigators said a man died overnight in a motorcycle crash on I-12 in Tangipahoa Parish because he was speeding and possible impaired. Louisiana State Police said 46-year-old William Wilbert died after hitting a pickup from behind while headed east on I-12 near LA 3158. Investigators said Wilbert's... more »
  • 3 killed, 4 injured in wreck in Natchitoches Parish

    January 19, 2015 2:03 AM

    NATCHITOCHES - Louisiana State Police are investigating a wreck in Natchitoches Parish that left three people dead and four injured. Police said in a statement that a Nissan headed north on U.S. Highway 71 south of Clarence crossed the center line, colliding with a Pontiac around 5 p.m. Sunday. The... more »
  • LSP: Teen killed in wreck wasn't wearing seat belt

    January 15, 2015 10:45 AM

    JACKSON - State Police investigators said a Baker teen killed in a wreck early Thursday morning wasn't wearing their seat belt. Troopers said 18-year-old Mekala Brooks died after the two-vehicle wreck on LA 964 north of LA 955 in East Feliciana Parish. The other driver in the wreck had... more »
  • LSP: Woman killed in wreck wasn't wearing seat belt

    January 12, 2015 10:30 AM

    ROBERT - State Police said a Mandeville woman wasn't wearing her seat belt when her vehicle ran into a tree and killed her Sunday night in Tangipahoa Parish. Troopers said 40-year-old Bridget Rodriguez lost control of her vehicle and crashed while traveling on LA 445 near Robert, La. ... more »
  • Plank Road reopens following deadly crash

    January 8, 2015 4:38 PM

    BAKER - A man, not wearing a seat belt, was killed in a head-on crash with a semi that closed Plank Road for hours Thursday evening and into early Friday morning. Jeffrey G. Blackwell, 25, of Baton Rouge, died in the wreck north of Groom Road shortly before 4:30.... more »
  • 2 dead in 18-vehicle pileup on Pennsylvania highway

    January 8, 2015 2:08 AM

    CLARION, PA - Two people have died and nearly two dozen have been injured in an 18-vehicle pileup during a whiteout on a highway in western Pennsylvania. The chain reaction crash happened Wednesday afternoon on Interstate 80 in Clarion Township. State police say nine trucks, several of them tractor-trailers, and... more »
  • Zachary woman dies after crash on Florida Blvd.

    January 7, 2015 10:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A Zachary woman was killed in what police called a major vehicle crash on Florida Blvd. early Tuesday afternoon in Baton Rouge. Mary Russell, 77, was trying to cross eastbound travel lanes around 1 p.m. Tuesday in the 14000 block of Florida Blvd. in a sedan... more »
  • Highland Rd. reopens following accident involving18-wheeler

    January 6, 2015 8:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Highland Rd. has reopened after it was closed west of I-10 this morning while crews cleared an accident involving an 18-wheeler. According to State Police, the truck was jack knifed near Highland Crossing, blocking the road. Highland was shutdown in both directions. Drivers were advised... more »
  • People asking for road changes after NYE deaths Play Video

    January 1, 2015 6:13 PM

    WALKER - The New Year's Eve crash that left three dead on Walker South Road has residents asking for change. Stephen Edward says in the time he's lived on the curve where the wreck happened he's counted more than 20 deaths along that stretch of road. "A lot... more »
  • Teen dead, another critical after ATV hit by car

    January 1, 2015 3:16 PM

    SORRENTO - Sheriff's deputies said a wreck between an ATV and a vehicle killed one teen and hurt a second overnight in Ascension Parish. Deputies said 17-year-old Erin Guillotte of Gonzales was pronounced dead at the scene Wednesday night. Another teen with her was taken to a local hospital... more »
  • Motorcycle rider killed in wreck

    December 24, 2014 5:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a 37-year-old Baker man died Wednesday when his motorcycle was hit by an SUV on Scenic Highway. Baton Rouge Police said Ethin Davis died after the wreck around 11:30 a.m. in the 1200 block of Scenic Highway. Investigators said a woman driving an... more »
  • Streetcar collides with forklift, injuring three

    December 23, 2014 5:19 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - An accident involving a historic streetcar line sent several people to the hospital Monday. According to New Orleans Police, a man on a forklift tried to cross in front of a street car on St. Charles Ave. when he was hit and trapped underneath. He... more »
  • Woman killed in New Orleans hit-and-run

    December 22, 2014 7:21 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that left a 37-year-old woman dead. The accident happened around 9:30 p.m. Sunday on Interstate 10. Police say the unidentified victim was westbound when her SUV was struck by another vehicle. Investigators say the victim then exited her vehicle... more »
  • Interstate reopens, traffic backed-up from merge to split

    December 19, 2014 6:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE - According to DOTD, I-10 West is closed at the I-10/I-110 merge because of an accident. Officials say traffic has backed-up to Dalrymple as a result. You should use an alternate route if you're headed that way this morning. We'll update you as soon as the roadway... more »
  • Motorcyclist killed in Avoyelles Parish crash

    December 15, 2014 7:43 AM

    MARKSVILLE - Authorities say a 61-year-old Pineville man died when his motorcycle was struck by a car in Avoyelles Parish. The accident happened around 5:35 p.m. Sunday on Louisiana Highway 107 north of Marksville. Master Trooper Scott Moreau says a car driven by 50-year-old David C. O'Quinn, of Marksville, pulled... more »
  • Bridge back open, but traffic backed up

    December 15, 2014 6:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Your morning commute isn't off to a good start this week, with traffic backed-up to the I-10/I-12 split following an accident on the new Mississippi River Bridge. The wreck happened around 6:30 a.m. Monday morning. Hazmat was called to the scene to clean-up diesel leaking from... more »
  • Car crashes into guardrail on I-10 near College Drive

    December 11, 2014 11:49 AM

    BATON ROUGE - All lanes are back open after a car crashed into a guardrail on I-10 East just before the noon rush began. The left and center lanes were closed for roughly 45 minutes as crews worked to clear the wreckage. The queue from this incident has... more »
  • Bond set for driver accused in deadly DWI crash

    December 10, 2014 3:03 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE- A 19-year-old accused of being on drugs, driving and causing a wreck that killed a teenager and severely injured her two sisters remains in jail in Ascension Parish but now has a bond. Dwight Perrilloux 's bond was set at $151,144 Wednesday. Perrilloux faces DWI, vehicular homicide, vehicular... more »
  • Panthers' Newton suffers back fractures in crash

    December 9, 2014 12:15 PM

    CHARLOTTE, NC - The Panthers say quarterback Cam Newton suffered fractures in his lower back in a car crash in Charlotte. Panthers spokesman Charlie Dayton said Tuesday during a news conference outside a hospital that Newton had no other internal injuries and that he would stay overnight for observation. Dayton... more »
  • LSP suspects driver who caused deadly wreck was on drugs Play Video

    December 9, 2014 9:06 AM

    GONZALES - State Police said a Reserve teen was driving under the influence of narcotics when he hit a car full of Dutchtown High School students Tuesday morning, killing one of them. Trooper Jared Sandifer said 19-year-old Dwight Perriloux was charged with DWI, vehicular homicide, vehicular injuring and reckless... more »
  • Accident involving bear kills three, injures eight others

    December 8, 2014 6:35 AM

    MIAMI, FL - Three people died and eight were injured in a crash that happened after a motorist hit a bear along a two-lane road in the Florida Everglades and stopped. Authorities say a Cadillac Escalade hit the bear Sunday evening and people in a second vehicle had stopped to... more »
  • Troopers: Cyclist killed in St Landry Parish

    December 8, 2014 5:08 AM

    OPELOUSAS - State police say a cyclist was killed when a truck hit him as he rode on a highway in St. Landry Parish. Joseph Norman, 55, of Opelousas was killed Saturday shortly after 5:30 p.m. on Louisiana Highway 357, according to state police. Troopers say he was riding a... more »
  • Roadside accident kills Landrieu campaigner

    December 6, 2014 10:24 PM

    SHREVEPORT - A woman campaigning for Sen. Mary Landrieu died after being hit by a pickup truck in Shreveport. Landrieu noted the death Saturday night during her concession speech after losing her bid for re-election to Rep. Bill Cassidy. KTBS-TV said the victim was 23-year-old Sedestini Monette Fields. Police said... more »
  • Two dead in head-on crash

    December 4, 2014 6:43 PM

    WALKER - Two people died and a rural highway in Livingston Parish was closed for hours Thursday after a head-on collision. The wreck happened shortly after 6 p.m. on Walker South Road about a mile south of I-12. Investigators said the only people affected by the crash were... more »
  • Darkness brings concern in construction zone Play Video

    December 3, 2014 10:24 PM

    GONZALES - Drivers are cautions after two wrecks where other people on the highway have ignored construction zone warnings in Ascension Parish. Overnight Tuesday, a driver smashed head-on into a dump truck . The driver of the car that hit the truck was killed. Another driver is on the... more »
  • Distracted driver blamed for lake wreck

    December 1, 2014 3:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Three people jumped into a neighborhood lake after watching a vehicle get rear-ended and careen into the body of water off Nicholson Drive Monday afternoon. The St. George Fire Department said there was only one person in the vehicle, the driver, when it was hit and driven... more »
  • All lanes open on Miss. River Bridge after crash

    December 1, 2014 11:55 AM

    PORT ALLEN - The left lane of I-10 East on the Mississippi River Bridge was briefly blocked late Monday morning after a crash and traffic backed up to LA-415 as a result. The crash happened shortly before noon on I-10. Traffic continued to pass through the center and right... more »
  • Police looking for Mustang that hit construction worker

    November 28, 2014 4:43 PM

    GEISMAR - State Police are looking for the driver of a car that hit a construction worker in Ascension Parish last week. Troopers released information about the suspected vehicle involved. Authorities said Friday, they are looking for what is possibly a white or silver, newer model Mustang. The Mustang... more »
  • Traffic nightmare eases, will return Sunday

    November 26, 2014 3:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It's the early Christmas present no one wanted: holiday traffic slowed to a crawl like a family after the big Thanksgiving meal Friday. Traffic jams lingered on busy surface streets like Perkins and the interstate systems well past rush hour. The issues started early. Shortly after... more »
  • Drunk driving suspected in deadly crash

    November 24, 2014 9:04 AM

    HAMMOND - State Police believe a woman was driving drunk when she crashed Sunday night, killing her father. Amber Hoyt, 22, ran off the side of La. 1064, drove down an enbankment and hit her tree. Police say Douglas Hoyt, 45, wasn't wearing his seat belt and died from... more »
  • Victim ID'd in deadly Causeway wreck

    November 24, 2014 6:43 AM

    MANDEVILLE - St. Tammany Parish authorities have identified the driver of a sport utility vehicle that went over the railing of the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway into the water. Divers with the sheriff's office recovered the SUV Sunday afternoon. The driver, 38-year-old David Zapot of Lacombe, was still in the vehicle.... more »
  • Fiery crash kills 2 in Concordia Parish

    November 24, 2014 3:36 AM

    VIDALIA - Louisiana State Police say two men are dead after a fiery crash in Concordia Parish. Master Trooper Daniel Moreau says a pickup truck was trying to turn left from Louisiana Highway 565 and collided with a northbound Volkswagen, which overturned and caught fire. He says the VW's driver,... more »
  • Overturned car cleared, all lanes of I-10 open

    November 20, 2014 8:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - An overturned car blocked two lanes and slowed traffic on I-10 West near Essen Thursday morning. Authorities cleared the accident and reopened all lanes approximately an hour later. No word on what caused the accident or any injuries. Check back for updates. more »
  • Two bodies removed from Lake Pontchartrain

    November 19, 2014 9:59 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Officials have removed two bodies from Lake Pontchartrain, both of them roughly about a mile from the runway at the lakefront airport Wednesday. The first body was reported found about 9 a.m. The discovery of the body was followed shortly by the report of a... more »
  • DANGER ZONE: Top 5 Most Dangerous Intersections Play Video

    November 17, 2014 10:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge is notorious for traffic congestion and wrecks snarl your commute, almost daily. News Two's Alexa Vogue narrowed the five most dangerous intersections and the spots identified are where you're most likely to get into a crash. While there is no sure way to ever... more »
  • School bus driver hospitalized after crash

    November 14, 2014 5:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A school bus driver was hospitalized with minor injuries after a wreck on Highland Road early Friday evening. The accident happened in the 2000 block of Highland Road near McKinley at around 4:30 p.m when a vehicle ran into the boarding side door of Children's Charter... more »
  • Driver kills cow loose on Airline Highway Play Video

    November 12, 2014 4:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A driver on busy Airline Highway by the Old Bridge recalled scary moments after crashing into a cow he claims was on its way up the bridge. Rod Brew's truck is totaled following the crash with the 500 pound Aberdeen Angus Black Cow. "Just hold... more »
  • Geismar man killed in crash early Wednesday morning

    November 12, 2014 6:09 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - State Police say a Geismar man was killed in a car crash early Wednesday morning. The wreck happened around 2:30 a.m. on U.S. Hwy 61 north of LA Hwy 73 in Ascension Parish. Accident investigators say Cody Viator, 27, was killed after his car ran into a... more »
  • I-10E wreck at S. Acadian causes traffic backups

    November 10, 2014 3:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A serious accident on I-10 East at South Acadian Thruway caused traffic headaches on Monday afternoon, according to authorities. LA DOTD said the wreck initially blocked two lanes of travel, allowing traffic to only pass through in the center lane. All lanes were reopened just... more »
  • Driver in deadly wreck was veteran with PTSD, mom says

    October 31, 2014 11:21 PM

    BREAUX BRIDGE- The mother of a driver implicated in a crash where two children died and a third was left in critical condition at a hospital in Baton Rouge said her son was PTSD and needed help. Jeremy Abraham , 32, hit and killed Cornasha Flugence, 15, Kylee Henry,... more »
  • Halloween hayride ends in wreck, injuries

    October 31, 2014 10:50 PM

    WALKER - Ten people were injured in a hayride accident Friday night. One person was taken to an area hospital via the Acadian Ambulance medical chopper; others were whisked away via traditional ambulance. The wreck happened near the intersection of Cane Market Road and Spring Lake Drive around 9... more »
  • Homicide charges announced in Breaux Bridge crash

    October 31, 2014 11:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - State Police held a press conference Friday morning following the deaths of two Breaux Bridge teens during a Thursday morning crash. Troopers say just before 7:30 a.m. on Oct. 30, 32-year-old Jeremy Abraham was driving his pickup truck more than twice the speed limit before hitting... more »
  • 1 injured in River Road crash

    October 31, 2014 11:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A crash on River Road between South Stadium and Gourrier Avenue near LSU's campus sent one person to the hospital with injuries on Friday morning. According to witnesses, a southbound SUV ran off the road and hit a Lexus sedan traveling northbound in the opposite lane... more »
  • Man dies in Tangipahoa Parish crash

    October 29, 2014 10:55 AM

    ROBERT - Authorities say a 44-year-old Robert man died in a single vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 190 in Tangipahoa Parish. Master Trooper Greg Marchand says Bobby Creekmore Jr. was eastbound Tuesday night when his car ran off the road and struck a culvert. Marchand said Creekmore was taken to... more »
  • Motorcyclist dies in Iberia Parish crash

    October 28, 2014 5:55 AM

    NEW IBERIA - State police say a two-vehicle crash on Louisiana Highway 14 has claimed the life of a 42-year-old Jeanerette man. Master Trooper Brooks David says Michael Dooley of New Iberia was traveling west on Highway 14 Monday night when he turned left into the path of a motorcycle.... more »
  • Child killed, 3 injured in La. head-on crash

    October 27, 2014 7:41 AM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - State police say a head-on crash on La. Highway 1 in Assumption Parish killed a 10-year-old girl and injured 3 others. Trooper Evan Harrell says Neveah Pierson, of Gray, died when the car she was riding crossed the center line and struck another car Sunday afternoon. Harrell says... more »
  • Motorcyclist killed in Friday evening crash

    October 24, 2014 9:15 PM

    MAUREPAS - A man riding a motorcycle died in a single-vehicle crash Friday evening. State Police said James B. Geter, 46, failed to negotiate a curve on La. 22 east of La. 16 shortly after 6 p.m. Geter's motorcycle left the highway as the road curved to the right,... more »
  • Changes coming to accident hot zone Play Video

    October 23, 2014 5:09 PM

    CENTRAL - Changes are coming to an intersection notorious for wrecks in Central. The state has come up with a solution they believe will stop the repetitive problem at Greenwell Springs and Sullivan Road, by changing the eastbound left turn signal on Greenwell Springs Road. Currently, the light allows... more »
  • Sen. Dan Claitor's mother dies from crash injuries

    October 23, 2014 10:38 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - The mother of state Senator Dan Claitor has died from injuries she sustained during a wreck in Ascension Parish over the weekend, according to Louisiana State Police. Nancy Claitor, 80, along with her husband Robert Claitor, 88, were taken to a Baton Rouge area hospital after they... more »
  • Driver dies in Ouachita Parish crash

    October 22, 2014 5:46 AM

    WEST MONROE - State police say a Monroe man died when his car ran off the road into a ditch and overturned. The accident happened Tuesday on Louisiana Highway 143 near West Monroe. Senior Trooper Michael Reichardt says 32-year-old Jason Jones of Monroe was not wearing a seatbelt and was... more »
  • Ticket issued in deadly Bluff Road wreck

    October 14, 2014 10:54 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - State Police said Tuesday, the driver of an SUV that ran off Bluff Road, hit and killed two kids then crashed into the tree line was issued a ticket for careless operation. David Lanus, 6, and Faria Lanus, 9, were fishing at the bottom of an embankment... more »
  • Mother, son trapped after car crashes into office

    October 14, 2014 11:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Two people were trapped by a vehicle which crashed through the front doors of a dentist office on Bluebonnet Blvd. Tuesday morning. The St. George Fire Department and the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office responded to the scene of the accident that happened in the 4400... more »

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