Officials said the vehicle went into the river between St. Martin and Lafayette parishes at Long Bridge on Mills Highway/La. 94 Officials drag a vehicle from the Vermilion River between St. Martin and Lafayette parishes on Mills Highway/La. 94.
The driver and sole occupant, Kenneth Carmouche of Breaux Bridge, was not in it.
According to State Police, Carmouche ran off into the river early on Monday, June 4.
He escaped unharmed but failed to report the incident to authorities until much later, earning himself a citation for failure to report the crash and careless operation.