Three-Vehicle Accident Leaves One Driver Fatally Injured
Lafayette Police diverted traffic on Johnston Street this afternoon following a fatal three-vehicle accident near Brentwood Boulevard.
Police spokesperson Cpl. Nicole Benoit told KPEL, a the driver of a Mitsubishi Montero ran the red light at the intersection of Brentwood Boulevard and Johnston Street. Then, hitting a Nissan Armada and a Toyota Tundra, the Montero flipped.
Investigators pronounced the driver of the Montero dead at the scene, while three occupants of the other two vehicles are being treated at local hospitals for their injuries.
The crash remains under investigation.