UPDATE: Bicyclist struck on southbound Evangeline Thruway, roadway reopened


LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) — The southbound lanes of the Evangeline Thruway are shutdown after a crash involving a bicyclist Thursday evening.

Lafayette Police Public Information Officer Sgt. Wayne Griffin confirmed the bicyclist was taken to a local hospital. The crash occured shortly before 7 p.m. near the intersection of the Thruway and Chalmette Street.

On Friday, May 1, 2020, Griffin said the victim was in critical, but stable condition.

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