Lafayette, LA – On March 30, 2014, at approximately 2:20 pm, Lafayette Police responded to a multiple vehicle crash in the 1500 block of Surrey Street. According to traffic investigators, the driver of a 2004 GMC Yukon was traveling north on Surrey Street when it collided head on with a large semi-truck traveling south. Debris from the crash struck a third vehicle, a 2007 Toyota Highlander.
The driver of the GMC was transported to an area hospital where she later died from her injuries. The driver of the semi-truck was transported to an area hospital, but was later released. The driver of the Toyota was not injured in the crash.
Traffic investigators have identified the victim as Yvette M. Ford (51) of Lafayette. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.