At approximately 3:48PM on Wednesday, January 26, 2022, St. Tammany Fire Protection District No. 11 along with other agencies from Louisiana and Mississippi responded to a single vehicle crash on I-59 south bound near mile marker 9. Upon arrival, personnel found a single vehicle into the trees with five patients trapped. All five patients were extricated and transported by ground and air ambulance to hospitals in New Orleans. We do not have any information on the conditions of any of the patients.
The interstate has since been opened and all fire service apparatus and personnel have cleared the scene.
We ask that you join us in sending prayers to those involved in this incident.