Police chase, deadly fiery crash shuts down I-10 West at Louisiana Ave.


LAFAYETTE – A police chase out of Iberville Parish led to a fiery crash on I-10 West shutting down the interstate close to Louisiana Avenue in Lafayette.

Iberville Parish deputies noticed a stolen automobile out of New Orleans round 8:30 p.m. that was headed towards Lafayette.

Louisiana State Police assisted with the pursuit, utilizing skipe strips to gradual the stolen automobile.

Authorities say the automobile then crashed right into a street upkeep truck and each automobiles went up in flames.

Two folks inside the street upkeep truck have been transported to a close-by hospital with non-life threatening accidents.

Nobody was seen exiting the stolen automobile.

The interstate stays closed westbound at Louisiana Avenue.

Site visitors is being diverted from I-10 to Exit 109 (Breaux Bridge). Drivers can even exit at Lobdell (LA 415) to US 190 to get round these delays.

This can be a growing story.

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