At approximately 4:07 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 8, Gonzales officers witnessed an accident at the intersection of US 61 and Cornerview Road which resulted in significant property damage to two vehicles requiring the road to be temporarily closed to traffic for removal of the occupants. Gonzales Fire and EMS extricated the occupants from a 2004 BMW 325I. The three female occupants from this vehicle received minor to moderate injuries and were transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital. The female driver of the second vehicle involved 2009 Chevrolet Silverado received no injuries as a result of the Motor Vehicle Accident.

It was determined through the investigation that the BMW was awaiting to turn left across the Southbound lanes of US 61 and failed to yield while turning left and was struck by the 2009 Chevrolet Silverado which was southbound on US 61 at the time.