WEST BATON ROUGE PARISH, La. (WAFB) A Washington, La. man was killed in a wreck on I-10 eastbound at Lobdell Tuesday afternoon.
Police have identified the victim as 66-year-old Joseph Caruso.
Caruso’s wife was also injured and taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.
The wreck happened just before 4 p.m. on I-10 E at Lobdell near Port Allen.
WBRSO officials say the Carusos were apparently stopped in traffic headed eastbound into Baton Rouge when a vehicle being driven by Jose Vindeola of Hempstead, Texas hit the back of their car.
The incident caused a chain reaction involving two other vehicles.
No other injuries were reported.
Officials say Vindeola is facing several charges and toxicology results are pending.