Horror Crash Claimed Lives of 4 People in Louisiana
LOUISIANA – May 27, 2018
Four people were killed and 13 others were injured in a horrific accident with two tractor trailers and multiple cars on a Louisiana highway.
"The accident on Interstate 12 at Highway 21 near Covington, Louisiana, happened in two stages, according to the Louisiana State Police, with the first crash involving a tractor-trailer and several cars," said the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office.
Authorities have not released the identities of those killed. A large fire consumed several of the vehicles, according to the Goodbee Fire Department. It was finally put out 4 hours later.
Police noted that two people were dead on the scene, while a third died at St. Tammany Parish Hospital. The fourth body had yet to be extracted.
The road was closed for hours.