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Commercial vehicle accident in Louisiana injures 2, kills another

With the inherent size and weight of a tractor-trailer, smaller vehicles may stand little chance of holding their own should a collision occur. A commercial vehicle accident can be a dangerous incident that could place the lives of everyone involved in harm's way. A recent collision involving a semi in Louisiana has left two individuals with injuries and claimed the life of another.

According to reports, the incident took place just before 3 a.m. on a recent Wednesday when a semi suddenly slammed into the back of another vehicle on Interstate 55. The initial impact forced the vehicle off the road and caused it to collide with several nearby trees after overturning. A passenger in the vehicle was ejected from within and was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, and the driver and a child also suffered injuries in the process.

Car accidents involving wrong-way drivers are often fatal

There are a multitude of scenarios in which a driver can lose control of his or her vehicle and cross into an oncoming lane. Car accidents involving wrong-way drivers can be exceedingly dangerous, potentially placing the health of everyone involved at risk. A recent head-on collision that took place under similar circumstances in Louisiana has reportedly claimed the life of two individuals.

According to authorities, the incident occurred just before 6 p.m. on a recent Saturday when a driver suddenly crossed into an oncoming lane. His or her vehicle then proceeded to hit another head-on. Police have advised that neither driver was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, and both were unfortunately pronounced dead at the scene.

The grim facts about pedestrian accidents

Have you ever stepped off a curb and jumped backward because a car whizzed by you? You may have felt a rush of adrenaline and taken a second to realize just how fragile life is. Of course, you may not have been so lucky as to avoid the vehicle hitting you.

That car may have struck you and caused you serious injuries. Even a slow moving car can cause significant damage to you, along with hitting the concrete. You could need a significant amount of time to recover from your injuries, during which time your medical expenses, lost wages and other damages can add up quickly.

Negligent truck driver causes four-vehicle collision in Louisiana

While every collision has the potential to place the safety of those nearby in harm's way, those involving commercial vehicles generally run a much higher risk of ending in catastrophe. Many individuals have suffered serious injuries under similar circumstances; in some cases, this may occur due to the actions of a negligent truck driver. A recent accident involving two semis in Louisiana has claimed the life of two individuals, and left several others with injuries.

The incident occurred at around 2 a.m. on a recent Monday morning, when the driver of a tractor-trailer failed to stop in time struck another semi that was stopped at a nearby traffic light. The force of the initial impact caused the second semi to hit another vehicle before overturning and coming to a rest in the median. There were two individuals in the first truck at the time of the accident, both of whom were pronounced dead soon thereafter.

Wrongful death claim may follow bicyclist's death

State troopers in Louisiana recently reminded bicyclists to take the necessary precautions to make sure they are visible to vehicle operators. Bicyclists are as responsible as drivers to obey traffic laws, and the required reflective materials along with a helmet might just prevent serious injuries or worse. A recent fatal accident in which a bicyclist lost his life might give rise to a wrongful death claim, although it has not been determined who was at fault.

A report by the Louisiana State Police indicates that the accident occurred at about 10 p.m. on a recent Sunday evening. They say a 59-year-old man was heading west in the westbound lane when he was struck from behind. Reportedly, the front of a westbound SUV operated by a 37-year-old woman hit the cyclist.

Wrongful death: Rear-end collision claims 2 lives in Louisiana

Losing a loved one in a fatal collision can be a stressful and emotional process. When this occurs at the hands of a negligent driver, surviving family members could choose to pursue restitution through a wrongful death claim, potentially prompting a need for guidance in the process. A recent accident that took place in Louisiana has claimed the life of two individuals after the vehicle they occupied was struck from behind.

The accident took place just before 7 a.m. on a recent Wednesday morning. A vehicle was traveling north on the interstate when a truck suddenly slammed into it from behind. The impact of the collision forced the vehicle to strike a nearby barrier before traveling across the road and overturning. A passenger in the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene, and although the driver was rushed to the hospital, he also passed away due to injuries suffered.

Crash involving negligent driver claims life of 5-month-old child

The loss of a child is something no parent should ever be forced to endure. Should this loss come at the hands of a negligent driver, the situation could be significantly more challenging to accept, potentially leaving parents in search of answers, or justice. A recent accident in Louisiana has left four individuals with injuries, and has claimed the life of a 5-month-old child.

The incident occurred around 6 p.m. on a recent Wednesday, when a truck suddenly struck another vehicle from behind. The force of the initial collision caused the second vehicle to collide with another, which was reportedly carrying a woman and her baby. Shortly after the collision, the woman apparently found that her child's car seat had been thrown into the dashboard in the process, and the baby was rushed to the hospital and placed on life support.

Accident involving negligent driver claims life of Louisiana man

While certain rear-end collisions may involve little more than mild soreness for the victims and minor damage to vehicles, in some cases, they can be devastating. Many individuals have suffered serious harm under similar circumstances at the hand of a negligent driver. A recent rear-end collision in Louisiana has claimed the life of a 59-year-old man and left another facing criminal charges in relation.

According to Louisiana State Police, the incident took place on an interstate just before 2 a.m. on a recent Sunday. The man was travelling west when another vehicle suddenly slammed into his car from behind. The impact forced his car off the road, where it crashed into a tree and overturned. He suffered serious injuries in the process and was rushed to a medical facility soon thereafter. However, he was pronounced dead shortly after arriving.

Did a drugged driver cause your accident? You may have a case.

Louisiana readers are well aware of the dangers of drunk driving or impaired driving. From alcohol to distractions to cellphones, anything that negatively impacts a driver's ability to drive well is a hazard to other motorists. One of these hazards is drugged driving, and it is a serious risk to you and others.

Like drunk driving, drugged driving is both a danger and a crime. If you suffered an injury in an accident that was caused by a driver under the influence of drugs, you have the right to hold that individual accountable and seek compensation for your pain and suffering.

Truck accidents: Semi hits 3 vehicles, injures 6 in Louisiana

Each driver has a duty of care to protect the safety of others out on the road, especially those who operate commercial vehicles. Truck accidents can be devastating, potentially leading to serious injuries for those involved, or worse. A recent collision involving two tractor-trailers in Louisiana has left six individuals with injuries, some of which are reportedly severe.

According to reports, the collision occurred around 4 p.m. on a recent Tuesday as a semi was unable to stop when approaching a backup in traffic. The truck proceeded to collide with three nearby vehicles, reportedly propelling one into another tractor-trailer and then getting trapped underneath. Six individuals were injured in the collision and were rushed to the hospital for treatment soon thereafter.

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