According to The Times-Picayune, a 16-year-old motorist died after sustaining serious injuries in a collision on his way to school. The Madisonville teen was allegedly on his way to Mandeville High School when the crash occurred.
According to The Advocate, a state appellate court reduced a man’s vehicular homicide conviction to negligent homicide earlier this month. The 35-year-old man received the original conviction and corresponding eight-year prison sentence in 2014 for the role he played in a 2011 collision that resulted in five fatalities.
In some driver’s education courses, instructors emphasize that students need to “choose their accident.” This simply means that if a collision is inevitable but you have time to respond to a hazard ahead, you should choose the action that will result in the least amount of damage possible.
According to The Times-Picayune, a 49-year-old man from Slidell died in a fiery rear-end collision with an 18-wheeler truck after attempting to pass it. Louisiana State Police claim the accident happened at around 1 a.m. on a Wednesday earlier this month.
According to KLFY News, a tragic four-vehicle collision resulted in the death of two men late last month. Officers from Louisiana State Police Troop A reported to the scene on Interstate 10 eastbound at approximately 2 a.m.
Putting your child in a car seat may seem simple enough, but there are several safety checks parents should always conduct before hitting the road. According to Parents, 80 percent of car seats are not installed or used properly.
According to WAFB9, a police chase ended tragically at around 10:30 p.m. last Tuesday when the car that deputies were pursuing crashed into another vehicle. Authorities claim officers were chasing a 30-year-old man driving a 2016 Dodge Charger when the fatal collision occurred.
Car accidents can be incredibly traumatizing, especially for young children who may think the crash happened seemingly out of nowhere. Unfortunately, parents can only do so much when it comes to preventing serious collisions.
It’s impossible to predict when you might end up in a collision or stranded in your vehicle on the side of the road. Since anything can theoretically happen at any time, it is essential to keep a fully stocked emergency kit in your vehicle.
Debilitating car accident injuries can be exorbitantly expensive to treat. Unfortunately, not all victims know their rights when it comes to pursuing compensation from the party who caused their injuries. This is where a car accident lawyer can help.