LAFAYETTE, La. (KPEL News) - Police are investigating a serious crash that hospitalized two people Wednesday morning.

KLFY is currently reporting that the crash occurred shortly before 11 a.m., when a vehicle exited the right side of the road and hit a tree. Two occupants of the vehicle were injured in the crash.

The crash, which did shut down a lane of the road for a while, occurred in the 4600 block of Ambassador Caffrey, which includes Women's and Children's Hospital.

The 4600 block of Ambassador Caffrey, which is close to Women's and Children's Hospital.
Credit: Google Maps

The injuries are serious, according to police. No other information is available at this time.

This is a developing story, and the KPEL News Team is working to provide additional coverage for Acadiana. Updates will be shared as they become available, so download the KPEL News app via Google Play or in the App Store and subscribe to breaking news alerts to get the latest information sent directly to your mobile device.

You can also use the KPEL app to submit a news tip, share a traffic update, or chat directly with our on-air team.

Be sure to bookmark our latest site,, where we provide more local news coverage as well as lifestyle and community features.

To report errors, omissions, or other concerns regarding the content above, send emails to

The History Behind Lafayette's Street Names

We drive them on a daily basis. Some are smoother than others. Some we use more frequently than others. Some randomly start, end, and/or change names. They're the streets of Lafayette. The names behind many of these streets have interesting histories. We take a look at where those names come from and the impact their namesakes have had on the city and the parish.

More From 97.3 The Dawg