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A Baton Rouge man was killed in a traffic accident in Lafayette, the Lafayette Police Department said.

The incident took place Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in the 5500 block of Ambassador Caffery Parkway, said Sgt. Wayne Griffin. A motorcycle and SUV were driving in the outside lane when the driver of the motorcycle struck the rear of the SUV.

The driver of the motorcycle, 30-year-old Emile Belcito, was taken to the hospital in critical condition and later died from his injuries.

The investigation remains ongoing, Griffin said.