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Two dead after head-on collision on US 167 in Vermilion Parish

3 months 3 weeks 3 days ago Sunday, January 23 2022 Jan 23, 2022 January 23, 2022 2:50 PM January 23, 2022 in News
Source: WBRZ

VERMILLION PARISH - A wrong-way driver caused a head-on crash Saturday night and killed two people.

State Police said 18-year-old Ramsie Baumgardner was killed by 31-year-old Brandon Isaac, who was driving the wrong way down Highway 167 near Lurby Road.

Crash investigators said Isaac's Chrysler 3000 smashed into the front of Baumgardner's Kia Optima around 9:30 p.m.

Troopers said both Baumgardner and Isaac were wearing their seatbelts but died in a hospital after the accident.

Authorities took toxicology samples from both drivers.

No more information was immediately available.

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