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Car accidents and the dangers of driver fatigue

There are a variety of scenarios in which a person may become tired or fatigued while operating a motor vehicle. Unfortunately, falling asleep behind the wheel of a moving vehicle can be dangerous, and driver fatigue has been the cause of far too many serious or fatal car accidents. Individuals in Louisiana who wish to reduce their chances of being involved in a potentially disastrous collision could benefit from better understanding the possible risks and leading causes of driver fatigue.

Car accidents: Crash claims life of cyclist in Louisiana

While bicycle riders have many of the same rights to the road as drivers of other vehicles, they also face a variety of hazards that are unique to their mode of transportation. Understanding these risks and knowing how best to handle them is imperative, as car accidents involving cyclists can have catastrophic outcomes. A recent crash involving a motor vehicle and bicycle in Louisiana has reportedly claimed the life of a 37-year-old man.

Car accidents: Recent crash in Louisiana kills 1, injures 1

A stoppage in traffic can occur at any moment and under a variety of circumstances. Upon approaching a congestion in traffic, drivers must use caution in allowing sufficient time to apply the brakes, as failure to do so increases the chances that dangerous car accidents will occur. One person has died and another suffered major injuries in a collision that took place under similar circumstances in Louisiana.

Car accidents: 1 injured, 1 killed in box truck collision

Many box trucks are made to carry heavy loads, and the increase to size and weight of similar vehicles inherently makes them more difficult to maneuver. Should a driver lose control of a box truck and cross into another lane, the results can be cataclysmic, and car accidents of a similar nature could lead to serious injuries. One person has died and another suffered major injuries in a recent collision involving a box truck in Louisiana.

Wrongful death: Crash claims life of Louisiana woman

Hearing the news that a loved one has died in a fatal collision could be one of the most difficult circumstances a person will ever face. Those who experience such a loss due to another person's negligent actions could choose to pursue restitution through a wrongful death claim. Charges are reportedly pending after a recent accident in Louisiana that killed a 64-year-old woman.

Car accidents: 1 killed in collision in Louisiana

With little more than a brief moment of inattention, a vehicle can travel several hundred feet in an unknown direction. Car accidents involving vehicles that drift into another lane may unfortunately leave other drivers with limited time to react, and the results of such an incident could cause a person to suffer severe or fatal injuries. A head-on accident that recently took place in Louisiana has reportedly claimed the life of a 55-year-old woman.

1 killed, 1 suffers serious injuries in Louisiana crash

The unexpected death of a loved one is never easy. When that death occurs as the result of another person's actions and appears to have been completely preventable, the loss may seem even more tragic. Unfortunately, a family in Louisiana is still likely processing the news that one of their loved ones was killed and another suffered serious injuries in a recent crash.

Car accidents: 1 injured, 1 dead after driver overcorrects

There could be a variety of scenarios in which a vehicle may drift slightly off the road, and in some cases, the driver may be able to maneuver back on course without any issues. However, similar incidents could also startle drivers and cause them to overcorrect, and car accidents that happen in this manner can have catastrophic results. A recent accident in Louisiana has left one person with serious injuries and killed a 28-year-old woman.

Pedestrian accidents: Hit-and-run crash kills 1 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.

Car accidents: 2 killed, 3 critically injured in collision

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.

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