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  • Driver arrested in crash that killed 3 college students faces 4th DWI charge

    November 23, 2021 12:47 PM

    CHACKBAY - A man charged in a drunk-driving crash that killed three college freshmen had three prior arrests for driving while intoxicated. WWL-TV reports Joey Clement, 39, was driving on Highway 20 in Chackbay just after midnight Saturday morning when he crossed the center line and struck an SUV... more »
  • Crash on MSR Bridge cleared, new wreck on I-110 N at Chippewa causing slow downs

    November 19, 2021 8:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A Friday morning crash on I-110 North at Chippewa resulted in interstate congestion around 7:30 a.m. As a result of this wreck, two lanes of traffic are blocked. The left and center lanes are blocked on I-110 North at Chippewa due to an accident.... more »
  • Motorcyclist killed in Sunday night crash along I-10 W in Lafayette Parish

    November 8, 2021 11:00 AM

    LAFAYETTE PARISH - A 53-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a tragic Sunday night crash on I-10 W between Scott and Duson, according to Louisiana State Police. Troopers identified the deceased as James W. Romero of Scott. Apparently, Romero was on a 2015 Harley-Davidson when he crashed into a... more »
  • One injured in early morning crash on Sherwood Forest Boulevard

    November 8, 2021 7:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE - One person was injured in a Monday morning wreck on Sherwood Forest Boulevard, officials say. Though the extent of the individual's injuries has yet to be confirmed, officials say the person was taken to a medical facility for treatment. The crash occurred shortly before 6:30... more »
  • Troopers find guns, make arrests after impaired driver hits State Police vehicle

    November 4, 2021 7:50 PM

    METAIRIE - A pair of arrests fell into the lap of state police when an impaired driver sideswiped a trooper's vehicle overnight Louisiana State Police said the crash happened around 3:30 a.m. Thursday on I-10 near Causeway Boulevard. Police said one of the suspects, 26-year-old Jaylyn Gordon, was trying... more »
  • After 9-year-old dies in hospital, driver arrested a second time in violent crash

    November 1, 2021 6:25 PM

    GRETNA - A man accused of causing a crash that left a 9-year-old girl seriously hurt last week was taken into custody again on Monday after the child died in the hospital. The arrest comes more than a week after the Oct. 22 wreck on LA 23 in Gretna... more »
  • First responders called to late night crash on Highland Road, near Channel 2 News building Play Video

    October 22, 2021 4:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Shortly before midnight, Thursday, first responders were dispatched to a wreck just outside of the Channel 2 News Station on Highland Road. The crash appeared to involve a car driving into an oak tree on Channel 2's property. Baton Rouge Police, Baton Rouge Fire Department,... more »
  • Former flight attendant explains how passengers survived fiery plane crash Play Video

    October 19, 2021 7:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - From looking at the smoldering remains of the plane, it's hard to believe anyone walked away. "Had you not told me that there were survivors before, I probably would have said it was very unlikely that there would have been survivors," said Angel Hawk, a former... more »
  • State Police: Pedestrian killed in Lafourche Parish crash

    October 15, 2021 10:45 AM

    RACELAND - A pedestrian was killed on Raceland's U.S. Highway 90 near LA Hwy 182 (Exit 210) early Friday morning, Louisiana State Police (LSP) say. According to LSP, it was close to 3 a.m. when 45-year-old Toby Pace of Bloomington, Indiana was walking along the right eastbound lane of... more »
  • La. state trooper arrested after deadly drunk-driving crash in Texas

    October 13, 2021 5:07 PM

    LAKE CHARLES - A state trooper was arrested more than a month after he allegedly struck and killed a pedestrian while off-duty in Texas. Louisiana State Police said the crash happened Aug. 29 on Highway 63 in Jasper County. Investigators believe Patrick Bell, 45, was driving his pick-up truck... more »
  • WATCH: Police officer narrowly pulls co-worker from path of oncoming vehicle Play Video

    October 7, 2021 1:38 PM

    GATE CITY, Va. - Startling video captured the moment a police officer pulled a colleague from the path of an oncoming out-of-control vehicle. The Gate City Police Department said two of its officers were responding to a wreck over the weekend on Highway 23 in Gate City. The two,... more »
  • Pedestrian reportedly injured in South Foster Drive crash

    October 6, 2021 7:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A wreck on South Foster Drive left a pedestrian with injuries early Wednesday morning. Baton Rouge Police (BRPD) were among the first responders who assisted at the scene of the crash, which happened around 4:30 a.m. near the intersection of Burgundy Avenue and Claycut Road. ... more »
  • Driver's medical emergency reportedly leads to crash, flipped vehicle

    September 30, 2021 12:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities responded to a serious crash Thursday morning shortly before 11 a.m. Officials confirmed that the wreck, which occurred in the 6000 block of Guynell Drive, happened when the man behind the wheel of a vehicle containing two children had a seizure and crashed his vehicle... more »
  • Troopers search for hit and run vehicle that left one person hospitalized

    September 25, 2021 11:55 AM

    AMITE - State troopers are searching for a hit and run vehicle that left a motorcyclist hospitalized. Troopers were called to the scene Wednesday night on LA Hwy 16 in front of Tall Timber’s Truck Stop. The crash occurred when a white SUV traveling eastbound on LA Hwy... more »
  • Retired Lieutenant General Russel Honore uninjured following serious wreck

    September 22, 2021 6:10 AM

    According to WWL-TV , retired lieutenant general Russel L. Honoré, who lives in the Baton Rouge area, said via Twitter that his vehicle was involved in a dangerous collision Monday. Stuff Happened and I and others walked away I 10 Laplas La . My Land Cruiser Saved Me... more »
  • Two injured in Jefferson Highway crash near Hoo Shoo Too Road

    August 21, 2021 7:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A bad wreck on Jefferson Highway near Hoo Shoo Too Road occurred Saturday evening, leaving two people with serious injuries, officials say. Louisiana State Police, EMS, and St. George Fire responded to the incident shortly before 5:45 p.m. Officials say the crash was a head-on... more »
  • Driver killed in Tangipahoa Parish crash

    August 15, 2021 11:22 AM

    LORANGER - A driver was killed in a single vehicle crash Saturday afternoon in Tangipahoa Parish. State troopers responded to the scene after 5:00 p.m. on LA Hwy 40 at the intersection of LA Hwy 445. According to investigators, the identified driver was traveling eastbound on LA Hwy... more »
  • Ten killed, 20 injured in Texas van crash Play Video

    August 5, 2021 7:25 AM

    BROOKS COUNTY, Texas - A deadly crash in Texas left ten people dead and injured another 20 individuals Wednesday afternoon in Texas, CNN reports. According to the news outlet, the tragic incident unfolded when a van crashed on Highway 281 near Encino, Texas. Texas Department of Public Safety... more »
  • State Police: Truck driver killed in St. Francisville wreck

    August 3, 2021 10:18 AM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - Louisiana State Police say a Mississippi man was killed in a Monday night wreck on LA Hwy 964 in St. Francisville. According to police, 66-year-old Laverna Howard of McComb lost his life when the truck he was driving went off the road. Howard was behind... more »
  • Man, 62, dead after crashing into guard rail along I-110

    July 27, 2021 2:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man was killed Monday night after he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a guard rail on I-110. The Baton Rouge Police Department said the crash happened around 8:45 p.m. on I-110 within the city. According to police, 62-year-old Jerry Thomas was driving... more »
  • Utah dust storm causes 20-vehicle pileup; at least 7 dead

    July 26, 2021 7:32 AM

    MILLARD COUNTY, Utah - A blinding dust storm in western Utah caused a series of deadly crashes along a local interstate on Sunday evening, CNN reports. Seven people were killed and several more were critically injured on I-15 near Kanosh just after 5 p.m., according to the Utah Department... more »
  • Buras man killed in Monday night collision with tow truck

    July 20, 2021 10:24 AM

    PLAQUEMINES PARISH - Louisiana State Police report that a 55-year-old man from Buras was killed in a Port Sulphur crash Monday night. According to state police, Antoinio Aguilar lost his life when his vehicle collided with a Kenworth tow truck on LA 23 near US 11 around 7 p.m.,... more »
  • Police arrest driver in deadly hit and run on Joor Road

    July 8, 2021 1:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man died on a highway in East Baton Rouge after he was struck by a vehicle late on July 8. Louisiana State Police arrested the driver, 47-year-old Shawn Andre, on July 12 for a felony hit and run and obstruction of justice. Police said... more »
  • Police: 19-year-old killed in dirt bike crash on Ascension highway

    June 10, 2021 2:08 PM

    GONZALES - A man was killed Wednesday night after his dirt bike collided with another vehicle on an Ascension highway. Louisiana State Police said the crash happened around 9 p.m. Wednesday on LA 22 near LA 44. Investigators believe Everett Scott, 19, was riding the ATV westbound on... more »
  • Head-on crash reported in Iberville Parish near I-10

    June 2, 2021 5:10 PM

    GROSSE TETE - There were serious injuries in a head-on crash in Iberville Parish Wednesday. Authorities were dispatched to the multi-vehicle wreck under the I-10 overpass in Grosse Tete after 3 p.m. One of the people involved was critically injured. State Police is investigating the crash. ... more »
  • Officials respond to Florida Boulevard crash; at least one person injured

    June 2, 2021 10:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE - First responders and members of law enforcement are responding to a serious crash along Florida Boulevard, Wednesday morning. The wreck occurred shortly before 9:45 a.m., in the 6500 block of Florida Boulevard near the Gerry Lane car dealership. Officials say at least one person was... more »
  • Intoxication suspected in fatal Saturday crash, police still investigating

    May 30, 2021 3:53 PM

    NATCHITOCHES PARISH - Police suspect intoxication in a fatal Saturday wreck. The incident occurred just after 10:30 p.m. on U.S. Highway 71 north of Campti. Karmelita Higgins, a 41-year-old McKinney resident, was pronounced dead at the scene. According to reports, Higgins veered off the highway, hitting a tree.... more »
  • Police: DeSoto woman fatally injured in Friday car crash

    May 29, 2021 6:35 PM

    DESOTO PARISH - A Friday afternoon car crash fatally injured a 72-year-old woman. The accident occurred around 3 p.m. on LA Highway 175 around I-49. Willie Harper, a Frierson resident, was driving southbound while Tracy McGee, a 77-year-old Grand Cane resident, was traveling northbound. McGee tried to make... more »
  • Teen killed in Livingston Parish crash Thursday night

    May 28, 2021 12:37 PM

    KILLIAN - An 18-year-old died after his truck went off road and flipped along a highway in Livingston Parish Thursday night. Louisiana State Police said the crash happened around 9:30 p.m. on LA 22 near Killian. Police said Michael McKinney of Springfield was driving westbound when his truck left... more »
  • Baton Rouge Police respond to crash with injury on Dalrymple Drive

    May 24, 2021 8:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Representatives with the Baton Rouge Police Department (BRPD) are responding to a crash with injury that may involve an overturned vehicle on Monday morning. According to Total Traffic and Weather Network , the wreck occurred on Dalrymple Drive at May Street, shortly after 7 a.m. ... more »
  • Police suspect intoxication in car crash that killed one man, injured two juveniles

    May 22, 2021 5:36 PM

    RAPIDES PARISH - Police believe intoxication was a factor in a Saturday morning car crash that killed one man and left two juveniles injured. Christian Williams, a 22-year-old Leesville resident, was fatally injured in the accident, which occurred just before 6:30 a.m. on Louisiana Highway 121 near Louisiana Highway... more »
  • Driver charged in crash that killed high school student; BAC was more than double legal driving limit

    May 14, 2021 6:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say a man was driving drunk when he caused a wreck that killed a high schooler last month. He's now being charged with her death. The crash happened April 3 on South Sherwood Forest Boulevard near Southfork Avenue. Alexis Robinson, a senior at Scotlandville Magnet... more »
  • Motorcyclist killed in crash near Donaldsonville early Friday morning Play Video

    May 14, 2021 6:57 AM

    DONALDSONVILLE - A person was killed Friday after his motorcycle slammed into a truck that was merging onto a highway. Louisiana State Police said Ryan Andrade, 26, of Geismar was killed in the crash around 5 a.m. on LA 3089 near LA 70. Police said another driver in... more »
  • Arrest made in Jefferson Parish hit and run that killed 77-year-old man

    May 13, 2021 9:21 AM

    JEFFERSON PARISH - According to Louisiana State Police, a 77-year-old man from Jefferson Parish was killed in a hit and run on Wednesday night, and authorities say they've arrested a man in connection with the deadly crash. Police say Wayne Greiner of River Ridge lost his life shortly before... more »
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    May 10, 2021 4:13 PM

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  • Witness rescues girl from Maryland bay after crash on bridge

    May 3, 2021 9:13 PM

    OCEAN CITY, Md. -- A witness to a five-vehicle crash on a Maryland bridge jumped into a bay and rescued a 2-year-old girl who had been ejected into the water while still in her car seat, according to authorities. The girl was thrown from a pickup truck on the... more »
  • Driver killed by exploding air bag inflator

    April 22, 2021 2:27 PM

    DETROIT - A driver in South Carolina is the latest person to be killed by an exploding Takata air bag inflator. Honda said Wednesday that a faulty driver's air bag blew apart in a crash involving a 2002 Honda Accord in Lancaster County, South Carolina. The company wouldn't give... more »
  • Gonzales officer arrested for DWI after knocking out utility pole

    April 9, 2021 3:48 PM

    GONZALES - A police officer is facing a DWI charge after he allegedly took out a utility pole while driving intoxicated. Louisiana State Police confirmed that Gonzales Police Officer Brent Amy was involved in the wreck on LA 621 near L. Landry Road around 1 a.m. Friday. Amy was... more »
  • Police officer dead after driver rams barricade at US Capitol; suspect fatally shot Play Video

    April 2, 2021 1:38 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Capitol Police officer was killed Friday after a man rammed a car into two officers at a barricade outside the U.S. Capitol and then emerged wielding a knife. It was the second line-of-duty death this year for a department still struggling to heal from the Jan.... more »
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  • Gas leak shuts down N Sherwood Forest Blvd Tuesday morning

    March 30, 2021 11:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A natural gas leak closed part of N Sherwood Forest Boulevard Tuesday morning. The leak was reported around 10:20 a.m. between S Choctaw Drive and Big Bend Avenue. Officials with the Baton Rouge Fire Department said a construction crew severed a gas line. The department... more »
  • Suspected drunk driver arrested in crash that put 6-year-old in hospital

    March 22, 2021 3:12 PM

    WATSON - Police believe a woman was driving impaired when she flipped an SUV over the weekend, seriously hurting a 6-year-old. Louisiana State Police said the crash happened shortly before 5:30 p.m. Sunday on LA 1019 in Watson. Troopers believe the driver, 29-year-old Hannah Revoir, went off-road and... more »
  • Hospital: SUV carrying 27 crashes with semitruck in California, killing 15

    March 2, 2021 1:25 PM

    El CENTRO, Calif. (AP) — An SUV believed to be carrying 27 people crashed Tuesday into a semitruck in Southern California, killing 15 people and leaving others injured, hospital officials said. Judy Cruz, director of El Centro Regional Medical Center’s emergency department, said 14 people died at the scene... more »
  • BR woman slammed into police vehicles, drove wrong way on I-49 during high-speed chase

    February 25, 2021 6:26 PM

    OPELOUSAS - A woman from Baton Rouge allegedly took a stolen vehicle on a police chase through parts of central Louisiana, striking police vehicles and driving the wrong way down a busy interstate along the way. The Opelousas Police Department said Rebekah Amber Ndubusisi, 27, was arrested after a... more »
  • Witness to fatal crash calls for improved safety measures Play Video

    February 23, 2021 10:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - In the wake of a 16-car pileup that killed a 13-year-old on Tuesday, one driver is calling for enhanced safety measures on the old Mississippi River bridge. Archie Trahan and Sherry Richard were sitting in traffic on the eastbound side of the U.S. 190 bridge Tuesday... more »
  • Motorcyclist killed in overnight crash on Jefferson Hwy.

    February 22, 2021 6:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man died late Sunday night after he was launched off his motorcycle along Jefferson Highway. The Baton Rouge Police Department reported the crash happened around 11:30 p.m. around the intersection of Jefferson and Airline Highway. Police said Thomas Matherne, 53, was traveling westbound on his... more »
  • Fugitive led deputies on chase through Gonzales in stolen vehicle

    February 22, 2021 3:30 PM

    GONZALES - A man wanted on charges including attempted murder out of Terrebonne Parish was arrested over the weekend after he fled Ascension authorities in a stolen vehicle. The pursuit happened around 3 a.m. Sunday when deputies got word the stolen vehicle was stopped at a gas station in... more »
  • Traffic Alert: Crash on Highland Road, near Duplantier causes area congestion

    February 17, 2021 10:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities say a crash within the 4800 block of Highland Road is causing area delays on Wednesday (Feb. 17) morning. The crash, which was initially reported shortly after 8 a.m., involves a vehicle that struck a pole near Clara Drive and Duplantier Boulevard. Baton Rouge... more »
  • At least 6 dead in Texas pileup involving more than 100 cars Play Video

    February 11, 2021 10:24 AM

    FORT WORTH, Texas — At least six people are dead after pileup crash involving more than 100 cars on a busy Texas freeway as a winter storm dropped freezing rain in the southern United States. Officials reported 65 people were hurt in the collision Interstate 35 near downtown Fort... more »
  • Heavy law enforcement presence along Hooper, Foster Road following crash with injuries

    February 5, 2021 10:09 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A heavy law enforcement presence is in the area of Foster Road and Hooper Road following a Friday (Feb. 5) morning crash with injuries. As of 9 a.m, representatives with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office are reportedly among the first responders who are on... more »
  • Mother and toddler die from injuries after being pulled from truck that crashed into canal Play Video

    January 28, 2021 6:11 PM

    ST. AMANT - A mother and her 4-year-old child succumbed to their injuries from a crash that occurred on Wednesday, Jan. 27. Police announced on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021, that the mother Alayna Duncan, 24, succumbed to her injuries. Duncan's 4-year-old child died one day after the crash... more »
  • Police: Person struck and killed by dump truck on Airline Highway

    January 22, 2021 6:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a deadly crash on Airline Highway that involved a dump truck. The Baton Rouge Police Department said the crash happened around 1:40 a.m. Thursday on Airline Highway near St. Gerard Avenue. A Mack Dump Truck reportedly struck and killed a person near the... more »
  • Vehicle crashes into home off Gus Young Avenue

    January 1, 2021 10:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A vehicle slammed into a Baton Rouge home Friday morning, sending at least one person to the hospital. The crash was reported around 9 a.m. on N 46th Street near Gus Young Avenue. Authorities said one person was taken to a hospital but was expected to... more »
  • Crash involving garbage truck injures two

    December 28, 2020 7:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - On Monday (Dec. 28) morning, a crash involving a garbage truck reportedly left two people injured. The crash occurred at X and X shortly before 6:30 a.m. At this time details related to the crash are limited. Please check back for updates. more »
  • Iota man dies in single-vehicle Acadia Parish crash on Saturday

    December 13, 2020 12:15 AM

    ACADIA PARISH – According to Louisiana State Police, a 41-year-old man was killed in an Acadia Parish crash on Saturday (Dec. 12) evening. Police say Chad Joseph Chesterman of Iota was involved in a single-vehicle crash on Louisiana Highway 91 near Heith Lane shortly after 4 p.m. Apparently,... more »
  • Delays caused by crash on Miss River Bridge begin to clear Play Video

    December 10, 2020 7:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Early Thursday morning, a crash occurred on the Mississippi River Bridge in Baton Rouge and as of 7 a.m., delays caused by the incident are beginning to clear. Officials say the wreck occurred shortly before 6:30 a.m. on I-10 E at LA-30/Nicholson Dr/LSU/Exit 155 A. ... more »
  • Authorities investigate deadly motorcycle crash in Prairieville

    December 3, 2020 7:05 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Authorities with Louisiana State Police (LSP) and the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office (APSO) are investigating the death of a motorcyclist who was killed in an Ascension Parish crash on Thursday (Dec. 3) evening. According to LSP, 35-year-old Dutch Shirley, a resident of Gonzales, was headed south on... more »
  • 25-year-old Baton Rouge man killed in Tuesday night collision on LA 1 Play Video

    September 30, 2020 6:27 AM

    WEST BATON ROUGE- A tragic Tuesday night crash on LA Highway 1 in West Baton Rouge claimed the life of a 25-year-old Baton Rouge man, according to Louisiana State Police. The deadly crash, which occurred around 11:30 p.m., involved a collision between a vehicle driven by 25-year-old Colin Bain... more »
  • Pedestrian killed on state highway in Iberia Parish

    July 28, 2020 9:32 AM

    IBERIA PARISH - Louisiana State Police issued a statement, Tuesday, reporting the death of a pedestrian who was killed in an Iberia Parish crash. The crash occurred early Tuesday morning, around 4 a.m., on LA Hwy 88 south of US Hwy 90. Police said, in a statement,"The crash... more »
  • St. Landry Parish crash results in woman's death

    July 7, 2020 9:13 AM

    ST. LANDRY PARISH - A Monday night crash took the life of a 34-year-old Eunice woman. Louisiana State Police say Jada Elizabeth Boulet was behind the wheel of a Toyota Camry headed east on US 190 in St. Landry Parish when her vehicle ran off the road for unknown... more »

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