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September 2016 Archives

Charges are pending in fatal accident on Louisiana Hwy 13

Determining the cause of a crash can take some time. Louisiana law enforcement agencies often require more than just the investigation conducted at the scene of a serious or fatal accident in order to determine what happened. Only after that investigation is substantially completed is a determination made regarding whether any charges should be filed against the driver believed to be at fault.

Investigation into deadly car accident ends with an arrest

On May 17 at approximately 11:30 p.m., troopers with the Louisiana State Police responded to the scene of a crash that involved one vehicle. The deadly car accident happened north of U.S. Highway 71 on Louisiana Highway 3225. After months of investigation, officials arrested the man that was driving the pickup truck that night.

Driver of the bus in fatal accident on I-10 speaks out

Three people lost their lives on Aug. 28 in a crash involving a bus, a fire truck and two passenger vehicles. The accident occurred on Interstate 10. Louisiana authorities report that the driver of the bus who is said to be responsible for the fatal accident is illegally in the country and does not have a valid driver's license. He remains incarcerated in a Louisiana parish jail, but he is now speaking out about what he says happened that day.

Louisiana man killed, woman injured in car accident on I-20

Even for experienced motorcycle riders here in Louisiana and around the country, maintaining control of their vehicles is not always an easy task. When there is a loss of control, the driver and/or passenger could fall off the motorcycle and into the roadway. This eventuality led to a recent car accident in which a man was killed and a woman was injured.