According to WDSU, Brandon Bonvillain, 27, attempted to flee the scene of a head-on collision early Friday morning.
The crash occurred around 7 am when Bonvillain drifted across the center line on the Leeville Bridge section of LA-1. His 18-wheeler collided head-on with a passenger vehicle resulting in the death of Kenneth Ancar, 69.
Bonvillain was apprehended by a Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s deputy and has been charged with vehicular homicide, hit-and-run involving a fatality, and driving left of center. He also displayed signs of impairment.
Toxicology results are pending.
The following information was provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA):