BAKER, La. (BRPROUD) – Emergency officials responded to a multi-vehicle crash on Wednesday morning.
According to the Baker Police Department, “a woman was driving a vehicle traveling northbound in the southbound lane of traffic on highway 19.”
At some point, the woman struck one vehicle and then hit a second vehicle head-on.
Baker PD says, “a child was ejected from the vehicle that was driving the wrong way.”
The accident took place on Highway 19 and the Baker Fire Department was called to the scene around 10:50 a.m.
According to emergency officials, four people were taken to a hospital “including one child in critical condition.”
In total, the head-on crash involved three vehicles including one truck and two cars, according to the Baton Rouge Fire Department.
BRFD confirms that the two people in the truck were ejected from the vehicle.
The driver was ejected along with a child.
AirMed was called in to take the child from the crash scene.
The Baker Police Department, EMS and EBRSO assisted the Baker Fire Department at the scene.