About 1:45 a.m., Lafayette Police responded to the intersection of East Kaliste Saloom and SW Evangeline Thruway. Officers say A truck travelling south on Evangeline Thruway collided with a car turning left from Kaliste Saloom onto Evangeline Thurway. The driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the truck received moderate injuries.
If you are on the Evangeline Thruway headed towards Broussard, you will not be able to pass through the intersection of SW Evangeline Thruway and Kaliste Saloom Rd.
Police have blocked off that intersection. We can also tell you two cars were involved in the crash.
We are getting reports of a major traffic crash at the intersection of SW Evangeline Thruway and Kaliste Saloom Rd. in Lafayette. Little is known right now, but a crew is headed to the scene and we'll bring you updates as soon as they are available.