Driver Succumbs to Injuries Sustained in Beauregard Parish Crash

Published: 03-31-2023 | Category: Troop D

Driver Succumbs to Injuries Sustained in Beauregard Parish Crash
Beauregard Parish – On March 27, 2023, shortly after 5:15 p.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a serious injury crash involving a single-vehicle on LA Hwy 111 just north of Eli Field Road in Beauregard Parish. The crash claimed the life of 39-year-old Chase Alton Hickman of Merryville. 

The initial investigation revealed a 2016 Buick Enclave, driven by Hickman, was traveling north on LA 111. The Buick traveled off the right side of the roadway, entered a ditch, and struck a culvert. After striking the culvert, the Buick became airborne and overturned. 

Hickman was not restrained and sustained life-threatening injuries as a result of the crash. He was transported to a Lake Charles area hospital for treatment. 

Toxicology samples were obtained from Hickman and will be submitted for analysis. This crash remains under investigation.

On March 31, 2023, Troop D was notified that Hickman had succumbed to his injuries. 

Troop D has investigated 9 fatal crashes resulting in 10 deaths in 2023. 

Contact Information:
TFC Derek Senegal
Louisiana State Police 
Public Affairs Section 
Office: (337) 491-2513