Passenger dies from early morning crash in Opelousas
OPELOUSAS, LA — One person died early this morning in a crash on I-49 in Opelousas.
The Opelousas Police Department responded to the crash located just south of mile marker 15. When they arrived they found a vehicle overturned and a second vehicle on the service road.
Officials say a passenger from the overturned vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. The other passengers were taken to a local hospital for treatment. The drivers of both vehicles were taken to the police department for additional questioning and observations.
The investigation is ongoing and no names have been released at this time.