6-vehicle crash in West Baton Rouge Parish leaves 1 dead

6-vehicle crash in West Baton Rouge Parish leaves 1 dead

ADDIS, LA (WAFB) - One person is dead after a crash Tuesday morning in West Baton Rouge Parish that involved multiple vehicles.

The Addis Police Department reported it happened on LA 1 at Sugar Mill Plantation Parkway around 11:15 a.m.

Police Chief Rick Anderson said a vehicle stopped for a red light was rear-ended and the impact pushed it into several other vehicles.

He added that one of the six total vehicles involved in the crash was a West Baton Rouge Parish Fire Department SUV that was pulling a trailer.

According to Anderson, three people were taken by ambulance to Our Lady of the Lake Medical Center. He stated that one of the patients died while on the way to the hospital.

The victim’s name has not been released.

The Addis Police Department is investigating the wreck. Charges are expected to be filed against the driver believed to be responsible for the crash.

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