Updated: Sep 23, 2020
Lafayette – On September 19, 2020, shortly before 8:30 a.m., a fatal hit and run crash occurred involving a bicyclist on LA. Hwy 182 just south of Pont Des Mouton Road in Lafayette Parish. The crash claimed the life of 54-year-old Carl Broussard of Lake Charles.
Broussard was traveling south on the right shoulder of LA 182 and the unknown driver of the unknown vehicle was traveling south behind Broussard. For unknown reasons, the driver of the unknown vehicle traveled onto the shoulder where he struck Broussard from behind.
Broussard suffered fatal injuries as a result of the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the unknown vehicle fled the scene after the crash. This crash remains under investigation. Anyone with information regarding this crash is asked to call Troop I at (337) 262-5880.