Lake Charles –
Today around 2:30 p.m. the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a traffic accident at the corner of Hickory Branch and N. Perkins Ferry Rds. in Moss Bluff. The investigation revealed the driver of an SUV heading south on N. Perkins Ferry Rd. attempted to turn onto Hickory Branch Rd. in front of two motorcycles who were traveling north on N. Perkins Ferry Rd. The SUV hit the two motorcycles, injuring the 3 people on the motorcycles. The two drivers of the motorcycles were transported to local hospital with what is believed to be non-life threatening injuries. The passenger on one of the motorcycles was air lifted to a hospital with what is believed to be more serious injuries. All 3 people on the motorcycles were wearing helmets.
The driver of the SUV was not injured but was ticketed for failure to yield. Toxicology reports are pending.
CPSO Sgt. Terry Faulk is the lead investigator on this accident.