Buras, LA (NBC33) — The Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office contacted the Louisiana State Police at approximately 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 1, in reference to a fatal crash that occurred in a private driveway on Circle Street in Buras, LA.
The crash took the life of a 4-year-old Vincent Huynh Buras.
The initial investigation revealed that Hai Hoang Thanh Huynh, 32, was backing out of his driveway in a pickup truck when he accidently hit his son, Vincent Huynh.
When Hai Huynh realized what happened, he placed his son inside the vehicle in order to get him to a hospital.
The Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office stopped Huynh for speeding while he was in route to the hospital.
During the traffic stop, deputies discovered that the child had succumbed to his injuries.
The accident remains under investigation. Speed and impairment are not suspected to be factors in the incident.