Many individuals that choose to travel via motorcycle may consider it imperative to take measures to prepare for the open road. However, even with all the necessary safety gear equipped, motorcycle accidents may have a significant chance of leaving a rider with serious or fatal injuries. A recent accident involving a vehicle and motorcycle has reportedly claimed the life of an off-duty police officer in Louisiana.
A woman has been taken into custody and is facing numerous charges in relation to a hit-and-run collision that reportedly lead to the death of a 54-year-old pedestrian in Louisiana. Pedestrian accidents can be dangerous incidents that run the unfortunate chance of ending in disaster. Should the victim of a similar accident be left without medical attention for extended periods, the chances the incident will result in permanent or fatal harm may increase substantially.
Whether as a primary means of transportation, or for the sense of freedom they provide, many individuals choose to travel to and from their destinations on a motorcycle. Unfortunately, a similar mode of travel also comes with its inherent risks, and with the lack of protective barriers provided by other vehicles, the possible risk of suffering serious harm in motorcycle accidents is ever-present. A 24-year-old man was killed in a accident in Louisiana after his bike was truck by a motor vehicle.
As Louisiana readers know, ride-sharing programs are quite popular, especially in metro areas. Uber and other similar companies allow people to call for a driver from virtually anywhere and get where they need to go for a reasonable price. If you have used this service before, you may have wondered what would happen in the event you were in an accident while riding in a ride share vehicle.
For many individuals in Louisiana and elsewhere, the fear of encountering an intoxicated driver is ever-present. Car accidents involving similar acts of negligence can be dangerous incidents that pose a significant threat to one's health. A man has been arrested on suspicion of drunk driving and is facing numerous charges following a recent accident that reportedly claimed the lives of a woman and her 1-year-old son.
While there are a multitude of possible causes for motor vehicle accidents, impairment continues to be a growing concern for many drivers. Collisions involving intoxicated drivers can be devastating incidents that have the unfortunate chance of ending with serious injuries for everyone involved, or worse. A recent collision involving a suspected drunk driver has claimed the lives of two individuals in Louisiana.