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Lafayette Police Investigates Fatal Crash on Ambassador Caffery

Fatal crash in the 5500 Blk of Ambassador Caffery Parkway.

Posted: Aug 3, 2020 12:33 PM

Lafayette, La. – On July 31 at approximately at 7:30 pm, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to a major traffic crash in the 5500 Blk. of Ambassador Caffery Parkway involving a motorcycle and SUV.

Both vehicles were traveling eastbound in the outside lane of the 5500 Blk of Ambassador Caffery Parkway. For unknown reasons, the driver of the motorcycle struck the rear of the SUV.

Officers and medical personnel arrived a short time later and began first aid measures. The driver of the motorcycle, later identified as Mr. Emile Belcito, 30, of Baton Rouge was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.

Mr. Belcito later succumbed to his injuries sustained from the crash.

This investigation is ongoing.

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