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Car accidents: Child killed in parking lot accident in Louisiana

With high amounts of pedestrian traffic in many shopping center parking lots, drivers must generally proceed with caution while searching for a space. Failing to spot a person while maneuvering through similar areas can create a dangerous situation, and car accidents that occur under these circumstances can be disastrous. A recent collision in a parking lot in Louisiana has reportedly claimed the life of a 7-year-old boy.

Off-duty officer facing charges following wrongful death of child

On every road there are signs to inform a driver of the speed limit in the area and help control the flow of traffic. Individuals who break these traffic laws may be less capable on reacting to certain driving scenarios, and car accidents that take place under similar circumstances can be disastrous. A police officer in Louisiana has been arrested and charged with negligent homicide after a recent collision led to the wrongful death of a 1-year-old girl.

Car accidents: 1 injured, 1 killed in head-on crash in Louisiana

Operating a vehicle in the wrong lane of traffic is never advisable, and far too many collisions have taken place under similar circumstances. While there may be numerous reasons in which a driver could exhibit an inability to maintain the proper lane, some tend to be more common than others, such as drunken or distracted driving. Car accidents of this nature run the risk of ending in catastrophe. A recent head-on collision in Louisiana has claimed the life of one, and left another with serious injuries.

Drunk driving accidents: 2 injured, 2 killed in recent collision

Driving under the influence of alcohol is never advisable, and such a decision can place the safety of everyone nearby at risk. Unfortunately, drunk driving accidents are far too common, and many families have lost loved ones due to such negligence. A recent collision involving a suspected drunk driver has left two individuals with injuries and claimed the lives of two others in Louisiana.

Focus on justice when distracted driving causes you injury

You've likely encountered it before on a busy Louisiana highway: a driver steering with his or her elbows while trying to use thumbs to type a text message on a cell phone. This type of blatant driving negligence is menacing to all who share the road. Depending on immediate circumstances, you may be able to avert disaster by making a lane change or dropping back in traffic to increase the distance between your vehicle and the one with an apparently distracted driver behind the wheel.

Pedestrian accidents: Woman hit and killed in late-night crash

Whether as a means of exercise, or a way to take in the scenery, many individuals choose to travel to and from their destinations by walking. However, with less in the way of protection in comparison to a vehicle, such a decision could come with a certain amount of risk, and pedestrian accidents run a higher chance of ending in disaster. A recent collision involving a pedestrian in Louisiana has claimed the life of a 43-year-old woman.

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