GONZALES, LA (WAFB) - According to Gonzales Police, a crash that happened just after 1 p.m. on I-10 near Hwy 44 Thursday killed a man and left a woman and child injured.
Det. Steve Nethken says the man was driving I-10 westbound at mile marker 179 when a tire blew out on a Ford F350 pickup carrying the three people, sending it crashing into the guardrail near the Burnside exit.
The man was thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene. The woman and child were taken to hospital with serious injuries.
The identities of those involved in the crash have not been released pending notification of the family.