One dead, one in critical condition after single vehicle accident in Prairieville

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Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office

A single-vehicle accident took the life of one person and closed a roadway in Prairieiville on Saturday afternoon.

Evan Fellows, 19, died after being thrown from the vehicle.

A 22-year-old passenger was also thrown from the vehicle and remains in critical condition.

Deputies with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office arrived at Muddy Creek Rd. a little after 3 p.m.

APSO says, “the initial investigation revealed that Fellows was traveling south on Muddy Creek Road when the vehicle left the roadway for unknown reasons and struck a pole, ejecting both occupants.”

An Air-Med was summoned to take the 22-year-old passenger to a local hospital.

The deadly accident forced authorities to close Muddy Creek Rd. for around 4 hours.

The investigation into this accident remains open.

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