UPDATE: The victim has been identified as 24-year-old Cody David of Lafayette. Preliminary investigation revealed vehicle #1 was traveling westbound on Camellia Blvd, turning left onto Eastland Dr. Vehicle #1 made a left turn in front of vehicle #2, which was traveling eastbound on Camellia Blvd. Both vehicles made impact. The driver of vehicle #2 died as a result of his injuries from the crash.


The Lafayette Police Department is on the scene of a major traffic crash involving a motorcycle.

Details are still sparse at this time but we do know the crash happened in the 100 block of Camellia Blvd in Lafayette. It happened just after 10:30 am today (10/20/22).

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According to Sr. Cpl. Matthew Benoit, there is one confirmed fatality at this time.

Vehicles traveling south on Johnston Street cannot turn left onto Camellia Blvd due to the road being closed.

Also, traffic is being diverted south on Johnston Street.

LPD is simply advising motorists to avoid this area at this time.

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