Yesterday at approximately 6:00 p.m. the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Mark LeBleu Rd. near Pujol Rd. in Lake Charles in reference to a two-vehicle crash. When deputies arrived they discovered a car driven by Jerimy W. Williams, 40, Lake Charles, was traveling west on Mark LeBleu Rd., when for an unknown reason, crossed the center line and struck a pick-up truck that was traveling east on Mark LeBleu Rd.
Williams was transported to a local hospital where he died from injuries sustained from the crash. The driver of the pick-up truck was also transported to a local hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.
The investigation is continuing and in accordance with Louisiana state law, standard toxicology testing will be performed on both drivers.
CPSO Sgt. Bryan Guth is the lead investigator of this accident.