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.
According to The Times-Picayune, a head-on collision that occurred on a Saturday evening earlier this month resulted in two fatalities. The accident happened on Louisiana Highway 16 just outside of Pine Grove in St. Helena Parish.
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.
When it comes to insurance requirements and accident claims, every state has its own laws and proceedings. In regard to collision liability, though, states must adhere to just one of two systems: fault or no fault.
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.
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.
Most drivers assume that if a motorist hits them from behind, that motorist will be liable for any damages incurred. Although this is often the case, each auto accident is unique, and there are some exceptions to the presumption of guilt when determining fault in rear-end collisions.
According to WAFB, a two-vehicle crash claimed the life of a 67-year-old woman late last month. Louisiana State Police say that shortly after 2 p.m., troopers were called to investigate a collision that occurred on LA 449.