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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
October 8, 2014 9:02 AM
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, CA - Authorities say a pilot is dead after his air tanker crashed while fighting a California wildfire near Yosemite National Park. State fire spokeswoman Alyssa Smith says Tuesday night that rescue crews reached the wreckage of the crash and confirmed the pilot's death several hours after... more »
October 3, 2014 9:48 AM
BATON ROUGE - State Police said two Baton Rouge women were not wearing their seat belts when they wrecked and died in a crash on I-10 Friday morning.
Troopers said Keona K. Bobo, 21, and her passenger Brittany J. Bright, 20, died in the wreck east of Highway 61... more »
September 29, 2014 6:06 AM
MONROE - Authorities are investigating a three vehicle crash on Louisiana Highway 139 in Ouachita Parish that claimed the life of a Monroe man. Senior Trooper Michael Reichardt says 59-year-old Mark Dent was southbound on Highway 139 Sunday afternoon when his car struck the rear of another car that a... more »
September 29, 2014 6:05 AM
LEESVILLE - State police say two people died in a single-vehicle crash on West Hawthorne Road near U.S. Highway 171 in Vernon Parish. Master Trooper Scott Moreau says the driver, a 21-year-old man from Fort Polk, has been identified, but that victim's name has not been made public as Fort... more »
September 26, 2014 7:26 AM
DETROIT, MI - Police say the driver of a truck that hit a pedestrian bridge over a Detroit freeway, causing it to collapse, has died. Michigan State Police Lt. Michael A. Shaw told reporters at the scene that the driver died Friday morning following the bridge collapsing onto the Southfield... more »
September 26, 2014 6:38 AM
OAK RIDGE - State police say a 63-year-old Rayville woman died when she failed to stop at a stop sign and collided head-on with an 18-wheeler. Trooper Michael Reichardt says Shirley Nobles was traveling south on Percy Higgins Road Thursday when she failed to stop at the intersection of La.... more »
September 25, 2014 11:32 AM
BOSSIER CITY - Bossier City police have suspended a search of the Red River for a man who fell into it after a two-vehicle crash that happened on the Shreveport-Barksdale Bridge. The crash happened about 4:30 a.m. Thursday when a small pickup that was being pushed by four men and... more »
September 25, 2014 7:50 AM
OPELOUSAS - State police say a two vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on Interstate 49 south of Opelousas has claimed the life of a Lafayette man. The accident occurred shortly after 2 p.m. Wednesday. Master Trooper Brooks David says 67-year-old Donald Royer was riding a 2001 Harley Davidson motorcycle southbound... more »
September 25, 2014 7:07 AM
LAROSE - State police say two men died when a pickup truck crashed head-on into a tractor trailer and then was hit by a dump truck in Lafourche Parish. Trooper Evan Harrell identified the victims as 38-year-old Murphy Callais Jr., of Cut Off, and 62-year-old Lloyd Coleman, of Thibodaux. Harrell... more »
September 25, 2014 3:18 AM
PLAIN DEALING - A crash involving a train and a log truck in Bossier Parish has left a Simsboro man dead. A preliminary investigation by Louisiana State Police shows that a 2015 Mack tractor, pulling an empty log trailer, was headed west Wednesday on Industrial Drive near Louisiana Highway 3... more »
September 22, 2014 6:03 AM
RESERVE - A small helicopter-like aircraft crashed into a canal at the St. John the Baptist Parish Airport in Reserve, killing the pilot and a passenger. Officials say the pilot, 48-year-old Darren Mahler, and his neighbor, 13-year-old Payton Wilt, both of Metairie, were pronounced dead Sunday night. Their identities have... more »
September 22, 2014 2:04 AM
BEAR, DE - Authorities say a second person has died after a tour bus crash in Delaware that left 48 others injured. Delaware State Police said early Monday that a second woman had died. They said the 30-year-old woman from Istanbul, Turkey suffered multiple traumatic injuries and was pronounced dead... more »
September 19, 2014 8:24 PM
WATSON - State Police worked a crash involving a pedestrian outside of Live Oak High School Friday evening.
Authorities were dispatched to the scene after reports that someone was hit by a vehicle. Emergency crews were sent to the school shortly before 8 p.m.
The Live Oak High... more »
September 15, 2014 4:10 PM
BATON ROUGE - Traffic officials closed all but one lane of I-10 West crossing the Mississippi River Bridge after a wreck at the beginning of rush hour.
The Department of Transportation and Development said the wreck happened at the top of the bridge, blocking the left and center lanes... more »
September 15, 2014 1:04 PM
GONZALES - Traffic officials warned drivers to avoid I-10 East around Gonzales because of a wrecked race car trailer which was being removed.
Authorities told News 2 the drag racer's trailer crashed off I-10 west of LA 30 overnight, going into a nearby wooded area.
State Police said... more »
September 11, 2014 7:18 AM
NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say a 56-year-old motorcyclist dead when his bike crashed in to the rear of a moving van. The accident happened around 1:30 a.m. Thursday in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 on the high-rise bridge. Police say the victim was pronounced dead at the... more »
September 10, 2014 7:23 PM
WATSON- State Police closed the intersection of Magnolia Beach Road, Magnolia Bridge Road and La. 1019 Wednesday evening after a semi overturned at the end of rush hour.
The highway closed shortly before 6 p.m. and was closed until about 8:30 p.m.
A WBRZ photographer on the scene... more »
September 4, 2014 9:55 AM
BATON ROUGE - According to Louisiana State Police, a Winnfield man was killed in Baton Rouge Thursday morning when he was hit by a truck.
Investigators say Robert M. Vines, 62, was trying to cross LA Hwy 73 at Floynell Dr. when he was hit by a truck driven... more »
September 4, 2014 5:44 AM
NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say they've arrested three people in connection with a hit-and-run accident in which a stolen ATV hit and killed a 37-year-old woman. Police say 29-year-old Darrin Smith was booked Wednesday with manslaughter in the July 27 death of Daphne Cola. They say 25-year-old Sadie... more »
September 3, 2014 9:09 AM
GRAMERCY - State Police are investigating a crash that claimed the life of a Gonzales man early this morning.
Troopers say Bobby Garantine, 53, was driving southbound on US Hwy 61 near Blind River in St. James Parish around 2:30 a.m. when he crossed the center median. Investigators believe... more »
August 26, 2014 3:27 AM
WILLOUGHBY HILLS, OH - Police say a plane has crashed shortly after takeoff at a regional airport, killing four people about 15 miles northeast of Cleveland. The plane crashed around 10 p.m. Monday after taking off from the Cuyahoga County Airport. It happened near the intersection of Bishop Road and... more »
August 25, 2014 10:59 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police said a group of people abandoned their car after running into a train in Baton Rouge Monday morning, then came back after police were on the scene.
Officers said the driver ignored or didn't see warning signals at the crossing and hit the train near... more »
August 21, 2014 4:37 PM
GEISMAR- The family of two children killed in a crash on Bluff Road two months ago wants the driver who caused the wreck charged.
The Lanus family said their faith has been getting them through the hard times. Now, they want justice for their children. Daylon and Sarai Lanus... more »