Texas man dies in three-vehicle I-10 crash near Welsh Friday night

Photo Credit: MGN
Photo Credit: MGN

WELSH, LA (KPLC) – Authorities responded to a three-vehicle crash on I-10 eastbound at the Welsh exit Friday night around 10 p.m.

According to information from Louisiana State Police Troop D, one Texas man died and four others were critically injured.

Two people were airlifted from the scene and two others were taken by ambulance.

“The crash happened when a westbound vehicle driven by a man from Texas crossed the center median and impacted eastbound traffic,” said the Welsh Chief of Police Marcus Crochet.

The Welsh Police Department is handling the accident.

The names of the victims involved in the crash have not been released.

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