Head-on collision involving deputy sends both drivers to the hospital

Head-on collision sends deputy to the hospital

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office responded to a two-vehicle crash Tuesday morning involving an EBRSO deputy.

It happened on Gardere Lane near Leake Avenue around 7:30 a.m.

Casey Rayborn Hicks, the spokeswoman for EBRSO, said the other vehicle, a Durango which was traveling northbound on Gardere Lane, went off the road. The driver overcorrected, crossed the center line and slammed head-on into the deputy's unit which was traveling southbound.

Bother drivers were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment of minor injuries. The deputy's name was not released.

The crash is still being investigated.

Copyright 2015 WAFB. All rights reserved.