An accident in the early morning hours of Oct. 19 near Lake Charles resulted in the death of one person, hospitalization of another and charges being filed against the driver. The driver in this car accident has been charged with driving while intoxicated, vehicular homicide, careless operation, negligent vehicular injuring and having an open beverage containing alcohol. He is being held at the Calcasieu Parish Correctional Center on a $27,000 bond.
Recently, the family of a Louisiana man was given the news that he had been killed in a single car accident. The 25-year-old had been a passenger in pickup truck driven by an 18-year-old man. Now, as the young man driving the vehicle faces criminal charges in connection with the death of this family's loved one, his family may exercise their right to file a wrongful death claim.
Police are investigating the death of two men who died recently in an accident. Two vehicles were traveling in opposite directions on a Louisiana road recently. The preliminary investigation into the deadly car accident reveals that one of the vehicles drifted into the oncoming lane of traffic and collided with the vehicle occupied by the two men.
The Louisiana State Police continue to investigate a crash that occurred on Louisiana Highway 594 in Monroe. So far, the only citation issued in the fatal accident has been for passing illegally. It is not known whether additional charges will be filed once the investigation is complete.