UPDATE: 3/4/2019, 7:00 AM

Chief Rickey Boudreaux has chimed in on Facebook, explaining the incident, apologizing for the inconveniences he caused and promising to be back on the beat shortly:

Chief Boudreaux's Facebook update explains how the crash happened and offers apologies for missing the Church Point parade:

 I was attempting to go help a fellow law enforcement agency in church point for their Mardi Gras celebration. The roads were slippery and I lost control of the bike.
I want to apologize to the citizens and police officers for my absence!!! ...
I will return to work shortly after a few fixes !!

 

ORIGINAL STORY: Sunday, March 3, 2019

According to KATC TV3, Youngsville Police Chief Rickey Boudreaux was injured in a motorcycle crash today.

Gary Davis posted a plea for prayers to Boudreaux's Facebook page.

The story mentions that Chief Boudreaux's back is fractured and that surgery is scheduled for next week.

(KATC, Facebook)