Louisiana State Police Unit Involved in Bad Accident, Flips Over in Lafayette
We are following a developing story in Lafayette.
Several listeners have called in to report that a Louisiana State Police unit was involved in a bad accident in Lafayette on Thursday afternoon.
Lafayette PD has issued the following press release regarding the reported crash at Kaliste Saloom and West Pinhook Road
Lafayette Police are currently on the scene of a multi vehicle crash, with non-life threatening injuries, at the location of Kaliste Saloom Road at West Pinhook Road. The crash involves 3 vehicles, with 1 vehicle being identified as a Louisiana State Police vehicle. Minor injuries due to the crash have been reported, however these injuries are non-life threatening in nature. The Louisiana State Police is the lead investigating agency for this incident and the Lafayette Police Department is providing assistance with traffic control at this intersection. Motorists are encouraged to avoid this area and take an alternate route if possible.
Photos and reports of the accident at Kaliste Saloom and Pinhook Rd. surfaced on social media and according to a traffic report, injuries were involved.
Lafayette Police and Lafayette Fire have responded to the accident and we will continue to follow this developing story.
At this time, there is no word on what or who may have caused this accident in Lafayette.
Here are a few reports that we stumbled upon on Facebook in regard to this accident.
Here's another look at the accident at the major intersection. Authorities say several vehicles were involved in the crash.