Unrestrained Driver Killed in Two-Vehicle Head-On Crash in Ascension Parish

Published 4:55 pm Thursday, December 22, 2022

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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