Two people injured in head-on collision

Serious crash sends at least 1 to hospital by helicopter

POINTE COUPEE PARISH, LA (WAFB) - Two people were injured in a head-on collision Thursday morning. It happened at about 11 a.m. on LA 415 north of LA 413 in Pointe Coupee Parish.

State Police say Dana Coleman, 34 of New Roads, was driving northbound on LA 415 and Tyler Nelson, 18, of Ventress, was driving southbound. Coleman's vehicle left the roadway to the right and when she tried to correct it, she ended up in the southbound lane. She was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. Nelson was taken to a local hospital with moderate injuries.

The road was closed for nearly three hours while the crash was investigated and cleared.

Officials say charges are pending for Coleman.

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