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HOUMA, La. A cement truck in Houma landed in Bayou Terrebonne after a traffic accident Tuesday.

The accident happened near Main Street and New Orleans Boulevard around 11:10 a.m.

The driver of the truck, 25-year-old Deree Kendrick, tried to make a left turn at a 'high rate of speed,' according to officials, and he lost control before the vehicle went into the water.

Kendrick was issued a citation for careless operation of a vehicle.

Kendrick was wearing a seat belt and did not suffer any injuries.

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