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Car accidents: 2 dead following drag racing crash

Two people are dead following a drag racing incident in Baton Rouge, according to local sources. Louisiana authorities have confirmed the death of a 56-year-old driver and a 24-year-old cyclist in the accident. The other driver involved in the crash is facing serious charges, including two counts of vehicular homicide. In fatal car accidents, it is also possible for the families of the victims to file wrongful death suits separately from the criminal charges. 

Being in a hurry is not a good enough reason to tailgate

Like most Louisiana residents, you likely have somewhere you need to be almost every day. As a result, you get in your vehicle and try to make it to your destination without any major setbacks. You give yourself time to get ready and leave on time so that you do not feel in a rush while behind the wheel of your car.

Wrongful death suits possible in 4-car crash

Two people are dead and two others are seriously injured following a four-car pileup in Slidell, according to local sources. Spokespeople for the Louisiana State Police confirmed the deaths of one woman and one man. Police have arrested the driver believed to be responsible for the crash, meaning that individual could face criminal conviction. He could also be the subject of a wrongful death suit or suits if the families of the deceased so choose.

Car accidents: 1 dead after serious crash in Louisiana

Police say a Raceland man is potentially facing jail time following a serious car accident on the afternoon of Dec. 23. The Louisiana State Police responded to the crash on LA 308, which claimed the life of a 60-year-old woman. One driver has been arrested and is facing serious charges. If he is found guilty, as in other car accidents, he could face the loss of his license, fines and time in prison. 

Fatal accident in Louisiana attributed to drunk driver

A deadly crash in Walker has resulted in the death of a 19-year-old man, according to local news sources. Louisiana State Police responded to the fatal accident in the early morning of Dec. 28. The driver believed responsible is accused of drunk driving, and has been arrested. No court date has been announced at this time. 

Car accidents: baby dies in Louisiana crash

A tragic accident has claimed the life of a 6-day-old baby in Sulphur, according to local sources. Authorities in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, are still investigating the cause of the crash that also injured three other people. Single-vehicle car accidents are always carefully investigated by law enforcement, and this case is no exception. So far, no charges have been filed. 

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