The Baton Rouge Police Department will have a blood drive for on April 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. inside the BRPD training academy, located at 9000 Airline Highway for officer Rickey Faust.
Faust was involved in an accident on I-12 after a car changed lanes in front of him causing him to lose control of his police car while responding to an alarm call.
Last reported, the officer suffered from broken ribs, severe bruising, and major spine injures. After undergoing two spinal surgeries and other procedures to remove fluid from his lungs, he remained on a respirator. He is a former Zachary Police Officer.