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  • LSP: 22-year-old ejected from vehicle in deadly Lafayette Parish crash

    July 16, 2017 4:19 PM

    LAFAYETTE PARISH - Police say an unrestrained driver was killed in a single-vehicle crash on LA 339 early Sunday morning. According to Louisiana State Police, 22-year-old Cody Morgan of Baldwin was traveling southbound on LA 339 at the time of the crash. Morgan was near Chemin Agreable Road when... more »
  • CATS bus involved in crash on Airline Highway Friday

    July 14, 2017 12:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Authorities responded to a crash involving a CATS bus Friday morning. Dispatchers warned medical crews there could be as many as six patients. Police, fire and EMS were sent to the crash scene around 11 o'clock. The wreck happened at the corner of Airline Highway... more »
  • Police: Zachary man arrested for 5th DWI following crash in Baton Rouge

    July 11, 2017 4:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man for his fifth DWI offense after he crashed into a ditch near LA 423 Monday. According to Louisiana State Police, 28-year-old Curtis Loftin of Zachary was arrested following the crash on Brownsfield Drive. Police say Loftin was driving northbound on Brownsfields... more »
  • Multiple crashes cause delays on I-10 East

    June 17, 2017 4:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - All lanes have reopened on I-10 East near the Acadian Thruway following an accident involving an 18-wheeler Saturday. According to DOTD, the crash blocked the right and center lanes of the interstate. All lanes have since reopened. A second accident was reported near LA 415(Lobdell),... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Impairment suspected in deadly Livingston Parish crash

    June 3, 2017 5:19 PM

    LIVINGSTON PARISH - Louisiana State Police say impairment is believed to be a factor in a crash that claimed the life of a Holden man early Saturday morning. According to police, 57-year-old Ernest Miller was traveling southbound on LA 441 in a GMC Sierra shortly after 12 a.m. Saturday... more »
  • I-12 West reopens at Satsuma after vehicle recovery

    May 30, 2017 4:15 PM

    SATSUMA - Part of I-12 was shut down Tuesday due to an 18-wheeler that appears to be blocking the roadway. The closure was reported after a truck became stuck in the roadway around 3 p.m. Tuesday. Crews removed the truck, which was blocking traffic on I-12 west near Satsuma.... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • LSP: 16-year-old driver killed after crashing into cow on LA 363

    May 2, 2017 2:00 PM

    ST. LANDRY PARISH - Police say a teenage girl was killed after she crashed into a cow on LA 363 Monday night. According to Louisiana State Police, 16-year-old Adrian Johnson was involved in the crash on Highway 363 around 9 p.m. Police say Johnson was traveling south on... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Details released of deadly, fiery crash on I-10 Play Video

    April 19, 2017 6:38 PM

    PORT ALLEN – State Police released new information about a chain-reaction crash that left a central Louisiana man dead, killed when his small car was crushed by two 18-wheelers and engulfed in flames Wednesday. Ronald Allen, 26, of Alexandria, was killed. Allen's car was rear-ended by a semi then... more »
  • 21-year-old killed after truck overturns in Terrebonne Parish

    April 19, 2017 2:10 PM

    TERREBONNE PARISH - Police say a Houma man was killed Wednesday morning when his vehicle rolled into a ditch. According to Louisiana State Police, the crash occurred around 7:45 a.m. on Vahli Boulevard, south of Savanne Road. Police say 21-year-old Nicholaus Braud failed to negotiate a turn and drove... more »
  • One dead after car catches fire in Florida Blvd. crash

    April 17, 2017 11:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Police say one person was killed and a second person hurt in an early morning crash on Florida Boulevard in Baton Rouge Monday. According to Baton Rouge Police, the two-vehicle crash happened around 12:30 a.m. in the 8000 block of Florida Blvd. Crash investigators say... more »
  • Two hurt in crash on I-110 near Evangeline Street

    April 17, 2017 10:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE – First responders say two people were hurt in a crash on I-110 near the Evangeline Street Exit Monday morning. The crash happened before 9:15 a.m. Monday morning and closed two leftl lanes for more than an hour. Sources tell WBRZ that one person is in “very... more »
  • Coroner: 35-year-old man dead in River Road crash

    April 13, 2017 9:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Authorities say one person died in a single vehicle crash on River Road Thursday morning. The East Baton Rouge Coroner's Office identified the victim as 35-year-old William Lacroix. According to the coroner's office, Lacroix died from multisystem trauma caused by the crash. Baton Rouge Police responded... more »
  • Crash causing major backup near I-10/I-12 split

    April 8, 2017 12:09 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A late-night crash on I-10 has backed up traffic past the 10/12 split. The accident happened near the College Dr. exit of westbound I-10 just before 11 p.m. Law enforcement officials have not released any information on how many cars were involved in the crash... more »
  • Passenger ejected, driver injured in Denham Springs crash

    April 7, 2017 8:52 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - One person was ejected from a vehicle after a crash in Denham Springs. A spokesperson for the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office says the vehicle was traveling westbound on Lockhart Road near Magnolia Blvd. Officials say the vehicle veered right for unknown reasons and drove into... more »
  • Reports of baby, others trapped in a series of overnight wrecks on I-10

    April 2, 2017 8:41 AM

    WHISKEY BAY – Numerous wrecks closed a stretch of I-10 through Iberville Parish and required emergency care for several people overnight. Dispatchers sent ground ambulances, a medical helicopter and numerous police to wrecks on I-10 West near Whiskey Bay around four Sunday morning. For about two hours, authorities worked... more »
  • One killed, three hurt in St. Francisville wreck

    March 24, 2017 5:44 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE – State Police said a multi-vehicle crash on Highway 61 left one person dead and others injured. Four vehicles were involved in the crash that happened around 2:30 Friday afternoon. The wreck happened near Magnolia Full Gospel Baptist Church just north of the Myrtles Plantation. State... more »
  • Bad-luck suspect arrested after failed robbery and car wreck

    March 20, 2017 5:49 PM

    LAKE CHARLES - Police and witnesses say just about everything went wrong for a woman when she tried to rob a bar. Barbara Boyd, manager at Linda's Lounge in Lake Charles, says the woman came in early Saturday, carrying what appeared to be a rifle and demanded money. When the... more »
  • Four hospitalized after crash that closed I-10 on the westside

    March 15, 2017 6:50 PM

    PORT ALLEN – Four people were hospitalized after a crash that closed eastbound lanes of I-10 outside Port Allen Wednesday. WBRZ's advanced traffic-tracking technology showed significant slowdowns in the area. The traffic was part of region-wide gridlock Wednesday. > CLICK HERE to see live traffic flow The... more »
  • One dead following motorcycle crash in Livingston Parish

    March 14, 2017 4:16 PM

    LIVINGSTON PARISH - Deputies are investigating a deadly crash that pinned a motorcyclist under a truck near Albany Tuesday afternoon. The preliminary investigation suggests the motorcycle driver was attempting to pass a vehicle when he crashed into another turning vehicle. Sources say the motorcycle slid under the truck, pinning... more »
  • Bicyclist struck by school bus on Florida Blvd

    March 14, 2017 9:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE – First responders say a bicyclist suffered minor injuries after he was struck by a school bus Tuesday morning. The crash happened just after 7 a.m. near the intersection of North Foster Drive and Florida Blvd. According to Baton Rouge Police the bicyclist was transported from the... more »
  • Bad crash slows traffic on I-12 Eastbound Saturday morning

    March 11, 2017 8:58 AM

    LIVINGSTON - There were heavy delays on I-12 Saturday morning due to a wreck in an eastbound lane near Exit 22. Speciffic information about the wreck has not been released, but sources said one person was trapped in a vehicle. Sources also said ground units and an emergency helicopter... more »
  • Heavy delays through Baton Rouge

    March 10, 2017 3:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Multiple reported accidents are causing delays on the interstate system inside Baton Rouge Friday afternoon. An accident just before the Dalrymple Exit on I-10 west has caused congestion to the I-10/12 split. Eastbound, a crash on the Mississippi River Bridge is causing delays past Hwy 415.... more »
  • 18-year-old killed in deadly motorcycle crash on LA 940

    March 8, 2017 7:31 PM

    GONZALES - Louisiana State troopers are investigating a deadly motorcycle crash that killed an 18-year-old Wednesday. According to state police, Aiden Womack of Gonzales was killed following a crash on LA 940. State Police say that Womack was driving his Kawasaki motorcycle eastbound on the interstate when 72-year-old Hazel... more »
  • PHOTOS: As school dismissed, major intersection closed due to overturned truck

    March 8, 2017 3:37 PM

    DUTCHTOWN - Sheriff's deputies asked people to avoid the area around the Highway 73/Highway 74 intersection Wednesday afternoon. An 18-wheeler flipped at the intersection. The crash blocked traffic around the time nearby Dutchtown High School was dismissing. Witnesses told WBRZ, the truck just toppled over. ... more »
  • Jaws of Life rescue equipment used to cut driver from mangled wreck Sunday

    March 5, 2017 10:38 AM

    CENTRAL - The driver and sole occupant of a vehicle had to be cut from the mangled wreckage after their vehicle crashed on Sullivan Road Sunday morning. Firefighters said the driver flipped multiple times at the intersection with Lovett Road around 8 a.m. Rescue tools like the Jaws of... more »
  • Series of wrecks near high school in Ascension Thursday Play Video

    March 2, 2017 1:29 PM

    DUTCHTOWN – A series of wrecks injured at least two people in Ascension Parish around lunchtime Thursday. The wrecks were along Highway 73 near Dutchtown High and the parish library. Specific information about what happened has not been released. A WBRZ viewer shared video on his Facebook page... more »
  • No classes for funeral after teen killed in weekend crash

    February 19, 2017 10:28 PM

    NEW ROADS – False River Academy in New Roads will cancel classes Wednesday to allow faculty and students to attend the funeral of a senior student. Louisiana State Police say 17-year-old Clayton Jarreau was killed while traveling southbound on LA 417 early Sunday morning. Troopers say he was not... more »
  • Crash involving deputy on motorcycle reported on Airline Highway

    February 17, 2017 1:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Emergency crews were dispatched to a report of a motorcycle patrolman crashed on Airline Highway near Highland Road around lunchtime Friday. The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputy on the motorcycle was not hurt. The crash happened at the corner of Airline and Thad Cain Lane.... more »
  • Woman admits to smoking meth before crash; two children hurt

    February 12, 2017 5:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies arrested an impaired woman Saturday after she was involved in a crash which injured her two children. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, 55-year-old Rhonda Buche crashed her truck into a tree on Greenwell Springs Road around 2 p.m. Buche was injured along... more »
  • Gibson woman ejected from vehicle in deadly crash

    February 6, 2017 9:39 PM

    GIBSON- A woman was ejected from her vehicle and killed in a crash in Terrebonne Parish Monday afternoon. According to Louisina State Police, 46-year-old Amy MacDougall was traveling east on North Bayou Black Drive when she entered a curve on the roadway. MacDougall tried to steer with the curve... more »
  • Jamie Lynn Spears' daughter 'stable but critical' after ATV crash in Tangipahoa

    February 6, 2017 9:06 AM

    KENTWOOD – Jaimie Lynn Spears’ 8-year-old daughter is in ‘stable but critical’ condition after being airlifted from an ATV crash Sunday, according to TMZ. Sources tell TMZ that Spears’ daughter, Maddie, was involved in a hunting expedition in Kentwood when she fell off a Polaris ATV when it flipped... more »

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