Two Children Dead, One Injured In Breaux Bridge [UPDATE]
Update: Sandifer tells our news partners at KATC the driver did not stop after hitting the children, then crashed into a ditch and hit a telephone pole. Authorities also say the man may have been impaired.
EDITOR'S NOTE: State police originally said all three children were killed. Police now say two were killed and the other seriously injured.
State Police said two children were killed and one was seriously injured after a crash this morning, according to our news partners at KATC TV 3.
The kids were walking to school this morning when the accident happened, police said.
The driver of the truck that hit the children, 32 year old Jeremy J. Abraham was arrested by Breaux Bridge Police and is currently at Lafayette General Medical Center where he is listed in critical condition.
The crash happened in the 800 block of Martin Street.