Joel Thibodeaux of Lake Charles dies in fatal I-210 car crash – Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Lake Charles car crash death of Joel Thibodeaux – Obituary

38-year-old Joel Thibodeaux of Lake Charles has died in a fatal I-210 car crash that occurred on Wednesday, November 24, 2021. It happened at about 3:30 p.m. in the area of the Nelson Road Exit.

According to official reports, Joel was in a 2012 GMC Sierra that was traveling west on Interstate 210. For reasons yet to be determined, the GMC drifted over the median and into eastbound traffic where it crashed into a 20129 Ford F-550.

Two other vehicles were involved in the accident when they struck the debris from the initial crash.

Joel sustained severe injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. Everyone else involved in the crash was taken to a local hospital for treatment. Their condition has not been made available.

The accident is under investigation and more information will be made available.