LIVINGSTON PARISH, LA (WAFB) - Four people were taken to the hospital with severe injuries after a head-on crash involving a Department of Transportation and Development dump truck.
The crash happened Thursday at roughly 9:45 a.m. in Livingston Parish at the intersection of Hwy. 16 at Griffin Rd.
Officials say several of the patients were trapped in a Chevrolet Tahoe, also involved in the wreck, for an extended period of time. They were taken to the hospital by Acadian Ambulance. One of the passengers is in serious condition, according to police.
An additional person was reportedly treated at the scene for minor injuries.
Louisiana State Police say the driver of the Tahoe was cited for driving left of center and no seatbelt. The DOTD vehicle was not at fault.
Investigators have not yet released information regarding the cause of the crash.
We will update this story with new information as soon as it becomes available.