Unrestrained Driver Killed in Two-Vehicle Head-On Crash in Ascension Parish
Published 4:55 pm Thursday, December 22, 2022
Geismar – On December 22, 2022, shortly after 2:00 p.m., Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a two-vehicle crash on LA 928 east of LA 74 in Ascension Parish. The crash ultimately claimed the life of 62-year-old Michael Head of Geismar.
The initial investigation revealed that Head was driving a 2014 Cadillac SRX headed west on LA 928. At the same time, a 2013 Toyota 4-Runner was headed east on LA 928. For reasons still being investigated, Head crossed the center line, entered the eastbound lane, and struck the 4-Runner head-on.
Head, who was not restrained at the time of the crash, succumbed to his injuries at the scene. The driver of the 4-Runner was properly restrained and transported to a local hospital to be treated for moderate injuries. As part of the ongoing investigation, a toxicology sample was obtained from both drivers and will be submitted for analysis. This crash remains under investigation