According to KATC, a fiery collision on Christmas Eve resulted in two fatalities. The crash happened on LA 1065 shortly before 9 p.m.
KATC reports on an oil rig accident in the Gulf of Mexico that killed one worker on the Petrobras 10,000 drillship. According to investigators, the incident occurred around 4:45 a.m. in an area of the Gulf known as Walker Ridge 469.
Millions of Americans sustain serious injuries in motor vehicle collisions annually. According to the National Safety Council, for example, an estimated 4.6 million people required medical attention following traffic accidents in 2016.
According to The Advocate, a 23-year-old woman who caused a fatal rear-end collision was allegedly texting, weaving in and out of traffic, and speeding just before the accident occurred. The motorist was driving a pickup truck on Interstate 12 eastbound when she crashed into the back of a passenger vehicle.
According to The Advocate, a pedestrian accident that occurred in East Baton Rouge has resulted in the death of a toddler. Police claim the accident occurred on a Saturday evening at around 5:15 p.m., and the 1-year-old girl died Sunday morning from injuries that she sustained in the impact.
According to Forbes, motor vehicle collisions are the leading cause of fatal head injuries among teenagers between 15 and 19 years old. Individuals of any age who survive after sustaining a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can expect to face lifelong side effects because undergoing a full recovery is rare.
Halloween might be on a school night this year, but that will not stop families all over the country from donning their creative costumes and going door-to-door asking for candy. The fact that Halloween is on a Tuesday means there will probably be fewer drunk drivers on the roads when kids are actually trick or treating; however, pedestrian safety should still be a priority among parents everywhere.
Because we live in a fairly litigious society, liability waivers are the norm, not the exception, and most people can expect to sign multiple such documents every year. For example, you might have to sign a waiver when enrolling your children in an athletic program, signing them up for the next class field trip, and taking your spouse rock climbing on date night.
According to The Advocate, a man driving an SUV allegedly left the scene after striking another vehicle with his own. A deputy at the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office claims that when he arrived at the scene of the reported accident, he saw a dark SUV driving away on the wrong side of the road.
If someone in your family sustained a spinal cord injury (SCI), it will ultimately be life changing for everyone in your household. Depending on the extent of the injury, you may need to quit your job to look after your loved one or liquidate certain assets in order to afford a caregiver.