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