One Killed in Dump Truck Accident on Ambassador Caffery Parkway in Lafayette
Where: The accident occurred on Ambassador Caffery Parkway near Guilbeau Road in Lafayette, Louisiana.
What Happened: A dump truck allegedly struck several cars and a utility pole.
- Driver of dump truck
- Drivers of unspecified number of vehicles
- Driver of dump truck, killed
- One person, vehicle unknown, injured
On or about Friday, March 5th, 2021, around 1:25 in the morning, an accident between a dump truck and several cars left one man dead. Authorities said the accident happened on Ambassador Caffery Parkway near the intersection with Guilbeau Road in Lafayette, Louisiana.
Deputies from the Sheriff’s Office said one as-of-yet unidentified person was killed when a dump truck allegedly slammed into several cars and a utility pole. The driver of the dump truck was pronounced dead after the incident. Paramedics treated one other individual for unspecified injuries.
Law enforcement said the area lost power for several hours as a result of the collision with the utility pole.
The scene of the accident is situated on the west side of Lafeytte, according to Google Maps.
Police are still examining the circumstances surrounding the accident.
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