Before 3 a.m. on Sunday, March 30, a man suspected of driving under the influence was traveling west on Interstate 10 through Louisiana. As he approached the bridge, he slammed into the back of another vehicle. The car accident resulted in the death of two people and injury to several others.
Every day, people say goodbye to loved ones, not realizing it will be the last time they will ever see them. Sadly, this happens to thousands of people each year around the country. For the family of one Louisiana teen, that day came when he suffered catastrophic injuries in a car crash.
A recent accident becomes the 13th deadly crash Louisiana State Police Troop E has investigated so far this year. The 18-year-old man that died increases the death toll to 15 people. Two people also suffered injuries in this fatal accident.
The faster a vehicle travels, the higher the probability is that the driver will be unable to control it should something go wrong. For instance, if a driver is speeding and strays onto the shoulder of the road, the risk of over-correcting and losing control of the vehicle increases. This is believed to be what happened in a fatal accident in the early morning hours of March 6 that occurred on Louisiana Highway 42.
By now, most if not all Louisiana General Motors car owners are aware their vehicles may be subject to a recall. The recall is for faulty ignition switches in several GM model vehicles. Numerous accidents and 13 deaths are linked to the problem so far. Now, a question as to whether even one deadly car accident could have been avoided if GM had issued a recall when it first discovered the problem nearly 10 years ago.
On Nov. 12, 2012, a 70-year-old Louisiana man was riding his motorcycle west on La. 38 when he was killed by another vehicle. The driver pleaded no contest to vehicular homicide on Jan. 15 in connection with the motorcycle vs. car accident. On Feb. 11, a judge sentenced the 52-year-old man to prison for 10 years.
Car accidents can cause property damage along with physical injuries. A Louisiana man was involved in a car accident with a hit-and-run driver approximately one year ago. The incident caused property damage and a significant amount of injuries. The man recently filed a lawsuit with the Louisiana court system against his own insurance company claiming that it refused to cover damages associated with the accident.
There are several factors that appeal to potential buyers and renters of real estate. For example, good schools, a fireplace and lots of good natural light help move a property quicker, as do pleasant grounds, such as a park or water nearby. One Louisiana family had no way of knowing that an apartment complex's stream would eventually lead to a wrongful death suit.
Police of the Louisiana Traffic Division are still investigating a hit-and-run accident that recently occurred on Interstate 10. The accident ultimately claimed the lives of two people. Police say they have enough evidence to make an arrest in this fatal accident once they locate the driver who fled the scene.
People go to church for many reasons. They may be searching for meaning in their lives, a way to express their faith, a sense of community or some kind of inner peace. The last thing that people expect to encounter at church is danger or violence. A Louisiana family recently experienced a tragedy at their church, which led to a wrongful death suit being filed.