A rider in the Friday night parade in Lafayette has been hospitalized in critical condition after falling off of a float.

The Krewe of Apollo identified the rider as Quinn DeJean and asked the community to keep him in their prayers, according to KATC-TV.

Lafayette Police said the rider fell off the top level of a float on Johnston Street and Whittington Drive.

Police are investigating the incident, but it is currently unknown what caused the rider to fall from the float, KATC-TV reports.

http://www.katc.com/story/31157507/fallen-apollo-krewe-member-identified-listed-in-critical-condition