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Friday evening head-on collision in Lafayette Parish

DUSON, LA— One person is severely injured after a head-on collision involving 2 pick-up trucks on the 600 block of Austria Road in Duson.

One of the pickup truck’s were heading south on LA Hwy 95 (Austria Road), when the driver came upon vehicles stopped waiting on cross traffic on Hwy 90 (Cameron St). The driver of this truck attempted to stop but began sliding due to the wet road, and in an attempt to avoid hitting a stopped vehicle from behind, the driver swerved left into the northbound lane striking a north bound truck head on.

One person from the northbound track has been reported with severe injuries, and their condition is unknown at this time. The victim was transported by ambulance to a local hospital.

Please avoid the area as the crash is still under investigation.

This is a developing story. We will update this link when more details are released.