UPDATE: Hwy 90 reopened following fatal crash
Authorities have reopened Highway 90 following an afternoon fatal crash.
JENNINGS – A head-on collision in Jeff Davis Parish, just outside of Mermentau, has claimed one life, sent one to the hospital and other injuries are expected.
About one mile past the Mermentau Bridge heading west, an 18-wheeler and a utility truck collided. Another car was also involved, in a secondary capacity.
Both lanes are closed around the accident site as first responders work to clear the scene and begin their investigation. Officers are also detouring vehicles from both directions.
More details will be released as they become available.