1 dead, 1 injured after car hits tree off of I-12 near Millerville

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Authorities say one person is dead after a car hit a tree off of I-12 East near Millerville.

Baton Rouge Police spokesperson Sgt. Don Coppola said another person is facing possible life-threatening injuries.

Investigators believe the vehicle ran off of the road between Millerville and O'Neal on I-12 East.

DOTD reports the Millerville entrance ramp to I-12 East is partially blocked due to the crash. Traffic congestion is minimal at this time.

Details are limited at this time. We will update this story with new information when it becomes available.

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