Car accident claims one life on I-10

Car accident claims one life on I-10

POSTED: Monday, June 20, 2011 - 8:02pm

UPDATED: Monday, June 20, 2011 - 8:06pm

On June 18, Lafayette Police responded to a crash at the I-10 and 1-49 interchange.

According to traffic investigators, a Mazda Miata was traveling west on I-10, when it lost control and crossed the median into the eastbound lane. The Mazda struck a Jeep traveling east on I-10, causing the Jeep to overturn.

The driver of the jeep, a 43 year-old male was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Mazda received only minor injuries. The crash remains under investigation.

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