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Double Fatality Accident on Ridge Rd.

Friday, February 25, 2011

On Thursday February 24, 2011 at approximately 6:50pm deputies with the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a one vehicle crash in the 3200 Block of Ridge Road. Upon arrival it was discovered that a 2003 Honda Accord which was traveling West on Ridge Rd. left the roadway right of center for unknown reason and struck a utility pole. The impact from the wreck split the utility pole in half and the vehicle came to rest in a field beyond the pole.
The driver 39 year old Jayson James Robinson and passenger 30 year old Jillian Brooks Rivoire both from Rayne, La. died at the scene due to the injuries suffered from the crash.
The cause of the accident and contributing factors is still under investigation.

Lt. Craig Stansbury
Public Information Officer
Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office