Louisiana Sate Police responded to a two vehicle crash on Interstate 49, south of US 84, in DeSoto Parish earlier today.
Philip Tuminello Sr. was traveling north on Interstate 49 when his vehicle stopped in the right lane.
Immediately Tuminello began directing traffic around his vehicle. Moments later, John King collided with the rear portion of the stalled vehicle.
The impact sent both vehicles off the roadway.
Tuminello was transported to LSU Medical Center in Shreveport with critical injuries.
Driver distraction is suspected to be a factor in the crash.