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  • Motorcyclist dies after crash on Airline Hwy

    February 2, 2019 11:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Troopers say a man has died following a motorcycle accident in East Baton Rouge Parish. The crash took the life of 33-year-old Kyle Gatzke of Baton Rouge. The accident happened around 6:30 p.m. on February 1st as Gatzke was traveling northbound on Hwy 61 on a... more »
  • BRPD responding to crash involving motorcycle on Florida Blvd.

    May 25, 2017 11:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Emergency crews are responding to a crash on Florida Blvd. involving a motorcycle. The crash occurred around 9:45 p.m. on Florida Blvd. near Sherwood Forrest Blvd. According to Baton Rouge Police Department officials, two vehicles and a motorcycle could be involved. They say one of... more »
  • Run, motorcycle race fundraiser to be held for injured EBRSO deputies

    May 19, 2017 6:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The Reserve Deputies and Officers Foundation will hold a fundraiser to benefit East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office Cpl. Nick Tullier and Sgt. Bruce Simmons, who were shot during an ambush in July 2016. The foundation is holding a One Mile Deputy Dash and a Motorman 5K.... more »
  • Motorcycle involved in head-on crash in St. Amant

    May 11, 2017 8:34 AM

    ST. AMANT – Medical helicopters were called to the scene of a motorcycle crash in Ascension Parish Thursday morning. According to total traffic, the head-on crash happened on Highway 22 just before LA 429. The extent of the injuries is unknown at this time. This is a developing... more »
  • Minister holds annual 'Blessing of the Bikes' service

    April 15, 2017 11:13 PM

    LIVINGSTON PARISH - Bikers in Livingston Parish have been going to one man to get their bikes blessed this weekend. Biker and ordained minster Tim Dixon holds the service is part of the annual blessing of the bikes. The service attracts thousands of bikers from inside and outside of... more »
  • Speed cited in motorcycle crash that killed Leesville man

    April 8, 2017 2:11 PM

    HICKS - Louisiana State Police say a man killed in a motorcycle crash near Hicks appears to have been traveling at high speed. The Alexandria Daily Town Talk reports 22-year-old Austin T. Chandler of Leesville died Friday after losing control of his Kawasaki motorcycle on state Highway 121. A news... more »
  • Two injured in motorcycle crash on Avenue G

    April 3, 2017 8:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two people were transported to the hospital after a crash involving a motorcycle occurred on Avenue G. According to authorities, one person is in critical condition and the other is in serious condition. The crash occurred before 7:30 p.m. Monday evening on Ave. G near... more »
  • Motorcyclist dies after crashing into trailer on Highway 316

    April 2, 2017 7:57 PM

    HOUMA - Police say a motorcyclist hurt in a Saturday night crash on LA 316 has died from his injuries. According to Louisiana State Police, 61-year-old James Marcel Jr. of Houma was traveling south on Highway 316 near Coteau Road when he struck a trailer that was blocking the... more »
  • Prairieville man dies in Ascension Parish motorcycle crash

    March 24, 2017 2:40 PM

    GEISMAR – State Police say a Prairieville man has died in a motorcycle crash in Ascension Parish Thursday afternoon. According to Louisiana State Police, the crash took the life of 56-year-old Paul Stephens around 11 p.m. Thursday. Investigators say Stephens was driving a motorcycle westbound on LA 30... more »
  • Deputy injured in motorcycle crash on Hooper Road

    March 3, 2017 1:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE – An East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputy on a motorcycle was involved in a crash on Friday afternoon. The crash occurred around 12:30 p.m. on Hooper Road at Foster Drive. Authorities say that a car pulled out in front of the deputy's motorcycle. The deputy was... more »
  • Arizona woman killed in Livingston Parish motorcycle crash

    March 3, 2017 9:22 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS – State Police say an Arizona woman died after in a motorcycle crash in Livingston Parish Friday morning. According to Louisiana State Police, the crash happened shortly after 1 a.m. on LA 16 south of LA 1026 in Livingston Parish. Karen Romero of Phoenix, Arizona was killed.... more »
  • Officer hurt in pothole crash expected to recover; road to get improvements Play Video

    February 3, 2017 12:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police say the motorcycle officer hurt in a crash on Airline Highway Wednesday is expected to fully recover. Baton Rouge Police Sgt. L’Jean McKneely says the officer is in moderate condition with a broken leg and other minor injuries. The crash happened just before 2... more »
  • Woman arrested following fatal crash involving motorcyclist on Highway 67

    January 13, 2017 10:19 AM

    EAST FELICIANA – One woman has been arrested following a fatal crash involving a motorcyclist on Highway 67 on Friday. State Police arrested 68-year-old Cynthia Cambre for negligent homicide and failure to yield at a stop sign. The crash occurred at the intersection of Highway 67 and Gross... more »
  • Coast Guard suspends search for motorcyclist who fell off Causeway Bridge

    December 12, 2016 11:21 AM

    NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a man who fell into Lake Ponchartrain from the Causeway Bridge following a motorcycle accident. The search was suspended on Sunday around 8 p.m. for the 35-year-old man. The Coast Guard and local agencies searched for 125 nautical... more »
  • Motorcyclist dies in Pointe Coupee Parish crash

    November 18, 2016 10:28 AM

    POINTE COUPEE – State Police say one man is dead after his motorcycle ran off the road and struck a mailbox in Pointe Coupee Parish Thursday. According to Louisiana State Police, the crash happened shortly after 11 p.m. on LA 1 south of LA 978 in Pointe Coupee Parish.... more »
  • Motorcyclist killed in high speed crash in Houma

    October 13, 2016 5:22 PM

    HOUMA – A crash involving a motorcycle on Valhi Drive in Houma took the life of a 48-year-old man on Thursday morning. The investigation by State Police revealed that 48-year-old Dwayne McClanahan was riding a Harley Davidson motorcycle southbound on Valhi Drive near Equity Boulevard at a high rate... more »
  • Man on motorcycle dies after running off LA 308, struck tree

    October 7, 2016 10:15 AM

    RACELAND – State Troopers responded to a single-vehicle fatality involving a motorcycle on LA 308 in Raceland early Friday morning. The crash occurred around 3:30 a.m. Friday when 44-year-old Ross Callias was traveling north on LA 308 on a Harley Davidson motorcycle when he entered a left hand curve... more »
  • Motorcyclist dies after Friday crash on Nicholson Drive

    September 16, 2016 7:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police say a Denham Springs teen was killed Friday when a car pulled out in front of his motorcycle on Nicholson Drive Friday afternoon. According to Baton Rouge Police, 19-year-old Dylan Dalgo was driving north on Nicholson Drive around 6:30 p.m. when a Kia Rio tried... more »
  • Accident involving car and motorcycle causes delays on I-12 East at Millerville

    September 13, 2016 5:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE – All lanes of I-12 East at Millerville are open following a car and motorcycle accident that has caused traffic delays. The accident happened on I-12 East near Millerville Road on Tuesday just before 4 p.m. According to EMS, one person has been transported from the scene, however... more »
  • Motorcyclist dies after crash on entrance ramp Hwy. 90

    August 30, 2016 5:05 PM

    RACELAND – State Troopers began responded to a single-car crash involving a motorcycle on the entrance ramp to Highway 90 that took the life of a 72-year-old man. The initial investigation revealed that 72-year-old Vernon Fletcher of Gray, LA, was traveling on a 2007 Harley Davidson motorcycle. He entered a... more »
  • Motorcyclist dies in crash on rural highway

    August 6, 2016 11:26 AM

    KENTWOOD - A 42-year-old motorcyclist died in a crash on a rural stretch of highway. State Police said Robert Dykes of Franklinton died when the motorcycle he was riding collided with a pickup around 6:30 p.m. Friday on Highway 1055. Dykes died at the hospital a few hours later,... more »
  • All lanes now open on I-12 West

    July 19, 2016 8:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE - All lanes are now open on 1-12 West. The left lane of I-12 West near Millerville was closed Tuesday morning due to the accident. The delay from this accident remains at Juban Road in Denham Springs. Accident w/ inj involving a motorcycle I12 W... more »
  • 1 critically injured motorcycle wreck

    July 1, 2016 12:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A motorcycle wreck sent one person to the hospital and left behind heavy delays on the interstate Thursday night. The wreck happened on I-10 Westbound near Citiplace just before 10 p.m. According to EMS, one person was transported to the hospital in critical condition. Authorities couldn't comment on... more »
  • Troopers investigating two fatal crashes in Tangipahoa Parish

    June 23, 2016 6:28 PM

    TANGIPAHOA PARISH – State Troopers are investigating two fatal crashes that happened in Tangipahoa Parish on Thursday that claimed the lives of two men. The first fatal crash occurred around 9 a.m. Thursday on I-12 east of Pumpkin Center Road in Hammond. The crash investigation determined that 68-year-old Bobby Joe... more »
  • Suspect identified in Livingston dirt bike theft

    June 21, 2016 5:23 PM

    LIVINGSTON - A suspect has been identified in connection with the theft of a dirt bike from a home in Livingston last week. Deputies reported on their Facebook page that 35-year-old Joshua Richardson is now wanted for theft of a motor vehicle on Tuesday. Police in Livingston asked... more »
  • Motorcycle engine malfunction causes fire at business on Airline Highway

    June 11, 2016 12:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A spokesperson for the Baton Rouge Fire Department says an electrical malfunction in a motorcycle engine caused a fire at a business on Airline Highway in Baton Rouge Friday night. Crews were called to Audio & Security Systems in the 9500 block of Airline Highway at... more »
  • Motorcyclist dies after crash in Iberville Parish

    June 1, 2016 12:13 PM

    IBERVILLE PARISH- A crash on LA 386 in Iberville Parish took the life of a motorcyclist. On May 30 around 2 p.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Troop A began investigating a single-vehicle fatality crash that occurred on LA 386 west of LA 77. The initial investigation revealed that the crash... more »
  • VIDEO: Car runs over motorcyclists in road rage incident

    May 31, 2016 11:49 AM

    LUTZ, Fla. - Two people on a motorcycle were injured during a road rage incident in Florida on Monday night, and the video is causing a social media stir. The witness who captured the video said he was in utter shock after he saw the driver run over the... more »
  • Impairment suspected in deadly Ascension Parish motorcycle crash

    May 27, 2016 9:15 AM

    GONZALES - Troopers say a Baton Rouge man was killed in a motorcycle wreck in Ascension Parish early Friday morning. 57-year-old Brion Landry died from injuries sustained during the single-vehicle crash that happened on LA 429 (Weber City Road) near the intersection of Roddy Road at around 2 a.m.... more »
  • Pedestrian struck and killed by motorcycle on Burbank Drive

    May 23, 2016 6:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A fatal car crash took the life of a pedestrian on Burbank Drive over the weekend. The crash happened on Sunday, May 22 around 9 p.m. on Burbank Drive at the intersection on Gardere Lane. The crash took the life of 53-year-old Karen Tullier of Baton Rouge. The... more »
  • Hammond man killed in motorcycle crash near Tickfaw

    April 24, 2016 9:23 PM

    TICKFAW – State Police say a Hammond man died Sunday after his motorcycle ran off the roadway of LA 1064 near Tickfaw. According to Louisiana State Police, 52-year-old Michael S. McDonald was driving westbound on LA 1064 when his motorcycle exited the roadway and crashed into a culvert. ... more »
  • Two motorcyclists dead after separate crashes this weekend

    February 28, 2016 3:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE – State Police say two people are dead after two separate motorcycle crashes that happened just three hours apart Saturday afternoon. According to Louisiana State Police, the first crash happened in West Baton Rouge Parish around 2:30 p.m. and the second crash happened in St. Martin Parish... more »
  • Hammond man killed in motorcycle crash

    February 13, 2016 9:18 PM

    HAMMOND – Police say a Hammond man was killed Saturday morning when his motorcycle drifted off a road and struck a guardrail on I-55. According to Louisiana State Police, 24-year-old Charlie Garner died when his motorcycle drifted off the road on the I-55 service road near mile marker 28.4.... more »
  • 1 injured in motorcycle crash on Highland Rd.

    February 10, 2016 12:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE - 1 person was injured in a motorcycle accident Tuesday night in Baton Rouge. The accident happened around 11 p.m. near the intersection of Highland Rd. and Jean Lafitte Ave. According to State Police, the rider was transported with non-life threatening injuries and cited in the... more »
  • LSP believe biker was impaired before deadly wreck

    December 10, 2015 10:57 AM

    ST. AMANT - State Police said they believe a motorcycle operator was impaired before he crashed into a mailbox and was thrown from his bike overnight in Ascension Parish. Troopers said 43-year-old John Carrizal of Decatur, Ala. died at the scene of the wreck around 11 p.m. Wednesday. ... more »
  • 2 hospitalized after wreck with underage drunk driver

    November 30, 2015 3:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said an underage drunk driver sent two motorcyclists to the hospital with broken bones early Sunday morning. 20-year-old Joelle Stoker was booked on charges of failure to maintain control, vehicular negligent injuring, reckless operation and DWI. The accident happened on I-10 East near College... more »
  • Shreveport man killed in motorcycle crash on US 190 in Hammond

    October 21, 2015 11:53 AM

    HAMMOND – Police say a Shreveport man was killed Tuesday in a motorcycle crash on US 190 West in Hammond. Louisiana State Police said 51-year-old Morgan Welch, of Shreveport, was killed when his Harley Davidson motorcycle drifted onto the eastbound lane and struck an SUV. Troopers said that... more »
  • NOPD: LaPlace man dies in motorcycle wreck

    October 1, 2015 12:59 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say a motorcycle rider died when he hit an overpass guard rail and flew off, landing under a railroad car that had stopped on ground-level tracks. Officer Juan Barnes says the 34-year-old LaPlace man died at the scene in spite of help from... more »
  • Motorcyclist killed on I-10 Friday night

    September 18, 2015 10:55 PM

    LAPLACE - A deadly wreck involving a motorcyclist closed I-10 West south of Baton Rouge Friday evening. The crash happened around 7:30 in St. John the Baptist Parish. Authorities closed the interstate for about three hours. Details about what happened have not been released. State Police and... more »
  • BRPD officer involved in motorcycle crash while escorting funeral procession

    September 2, 2015 3:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - According to Baton Rouge Police, a motorcycle officer was involved in a crash just before 2 p.m. Wednesday. The wreck happened at the intersection of Highland Road and West Parker Blvd close to LSU's campus. Witnesses said the crash happened while the officer was escorting... more »
  • Police say 'miracle' saved motorcycle driver Play Video

    August 11, 2015 11:48 AM

    SLIDELL – Cameras at a Slidell business caught footage of a nasty crash between a motorcycle and an 18-wheeler that veered off the road recently. Slidell Police responded to the accident Friday involving an 18-wheeler and motorcycle at the intersection of Highway 190 west and Carnation Street. Officers found... more »
  • Marksville man dies in motorcycle accident

    August 8, 2015 11:14 AM

    MARKSVILLE, La. - A Marksville man died Friday when the motorcycle he was operating collided with a pickup truck. Louisiana State Police say in a news release that the motorcycle operated by 45-year-old Danny S. Clark of Marksville was riding of the left side of the centerline in the opposing... more »
  • Man killed after hitting shopping cart

    July 19, 2015 12:00 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say a 41-year-old man died when his motorcycle hit a shopping cart on a six-lane highway and he was thrown from the motorcycle. Officer Garry Flot says the New Orleans man was riding north about 12:30 a.m. Sunday on South Carrollton Avenue near a... more »
  • BRPD motorcycle officer hit by big rig

    July 6, 2015 12:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities said a motorcycle officer with Baton Rouge Police was involved in a wreck Monday morning which closed Florida Boulevard for a time. The wreck happened around 11 a.m. at Florida and Airline Highway. BRPD said an 18-wheeler changed lanes and didn't see the officer. ... more »
  • Motorcycle driver killed in wreck

    July 1, 2015 7:32 PM

    WATSON - State Police said a motorcycle driver was hit and killed in Livingston Parish Wednesday afternoon. Troopers said Charles Sons Jr. ,68, was riding in Watson on Highway 16 through an intersection. Lisa Meek, 46, failed to yield and turned onto Cane Market Road and into the motorcycle's... more »
  • Motorcyclist killed in crash with big rig

    June 4, 2015 9:54 PM

    ALBANY - A man from East Feliciana Parish was killed when the motorcycle he was driving slammed into a big rig in Livingston Parish. The accident happened near Highway 43, north of Albany. State Police say Walter Booker, Jr., 42, came around a curve, couldn't stop in time, and... more »
  • Man accused of trying to run over motorcycle cop

    May 14, 2015 12:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police accused a Baker man of trying to murder police officer by running over his motorcycle during a chase this week in Baton Rouge. BRPD charged 23-year-old Tyrie Burton with the attempted murder of a police officer and drug possession after he was caught Wednesday afternoon.... more »

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