According to a recent report, on Thursday, February 9, police were called to the scene of an accident involving two pedestrians. The driver allegedly crossed the center line on I-10 and struck the two men. When Calcasieu Parish officers arrived on I-10 Mobile Village Road in Iowa, Louisiana, they airlifted a 52-year-old man to Lafayette. He was subsequently treated and released. However, the other man, 21, was taken to a local area hospital where he subsequently died from his injuries.
Following the incident, toxicology tests were conducted and a warrant was issued for the driver of the vehicle. He was found at his home, arrested and booked at Calcasieu Correctional Center. He is facing multiple charges, including vehicular negligent injury, careless operation of a vehicle, no insurance, failure to register a vehicle and vehicular homicide.