We shared this morning that two Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office motorcycles that were escorting the presidential motorcade crashed on I-210 westbound near mile marker 11.
Sr. Cpls. Roy Jones, Jr. and Jason Hayes were both transported to the hospital by ambulance. The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office reports that they will both make a full recovery; one was released from the hospital yesterday and the other is still in the hospital awaiting another surgery.
Both deputies were presented the Presidential Challenge Coin and a set of cufflinks on behalf of President Donald Trump by Lucas Allmon, with the White House Medical Unit.
Two Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office motorcycle Deputies and one Sulphur Police Department Officer were involved in an accident yesterday, about 1:50 p.m., near Broad Street while they were participating in President Trump's motorcade.
One Sheriff's Deputy sustained serious injuries, the other two received minor to moderate injuries – all three were transported to the hospital. It is reported that the deputy with serious injuries is in stable condition.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.