UPDATE, 1/10/22, 9:55 a.m.: Lafayette Police have confirmed that the victim, Shantel Simpson, 30, has died from her injuries. No charges have been filed as of yet, and the incident remains under investigation, according to Lafayette Police Sgt. Robin Green.
UPDATE, 1/8/22, 2:14 p.m.: Investigators with Lafayette Police reviewed video from the scene of the accident and determined that the victim was trying to cross the street when they were struck. The victim is still in critical condition.
ORIGINAL, 1/7/22, 8:57 p.m.: LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) – A female pedestrian was struck by two different cars while walking down Carmel Dr.
According to Lafayette Police, the crash happened around 6:11 p.m. in the 1200 block of Carmel Dr. A female pedestrian was walking down the road when she was hit by a vehicle going north. The impact caused her to land in the southbound lane, where she was hit by another vehicle going south.
The victim was transported to a local hospital and is in critical condition.
More information will be provided when it becomes available.