A Lafayette Police unit was struck on Thursday while responding to a call of a vehicle fire. Thankfully, no one was injured in the crash.

Sr. Cpl. Matthew Benoit with the Lafayette Police Department said that an officer was responding to a vehicle fire on I-49 near I-10 around 10:15 pm on Thursday evening.

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While at the scene and parked, another motorist struck the officer's police unit.

The officer was not in the vehicle at the time of the crash and did not suffer any injuries.

The driver of the vehicle, however, did suffer minor injuries. No further updates have been provided yet by LPD regarding the driver's status.

Acadiana Towns With Multiple Pronunciations

In south Louisiana, we sure have a way with words all our own. Add in the Cajun-French influence and you will hear all kinds of different pronunciations coming out of the mouths of folks from Acadiana. How towns are pronounced is no different as illustrated by this list here.

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