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May 2016 Archives

Graduation bittersweet for teen injured in car accident

High school graduation is both an ending and a beginning for many Louisiana teens. They are young, eager and excited to begin their adult lives. However, for one teenager who was seriously injured in a car accident in April, graduation is bittersweet.

Louisiana hit-and-run car accident leads to 2 deaths

At approximately 8 a.m. on a recent Tuesday, Louisiana rush hour traffic on Interstate 10 was in full swing until it came to a stop as motorists came upon a deadly collision. The car accident ultimately involved three vehicles and two separate crashes. One of the wrecks was a hit-and-run, and the other was fatal.

When drivers fail to obey stop signs, serious accidents can occur

Most Louisiana drivers would agree that it can be annoying to have to stop at every red light and stop sign on the way to their destinations. Even so, most people obey them because the consequences associated with the alternative could be deadly. That is because when drivers fail to obey traffic signals and signs, serious accidents can occur.

It can be hard to determine why some car crashes occur

Any number of factors can lead to the accidents that happen on Louisiana roadways. In most investigations, officials want to determine what went wrong to cause these car crashes. Not only might this information be necessary in order to obtain a conviction in a criminal case, but it might also help determine whether changes need to be made to ensure that something similar does not happen again.

Driver faces a litany of charges after car accident death

Louisiana drivers know how annoying it is when they miss a turn or realize they are heading in the wrong direction. It can be tempting to turn around as soon as possible, even if it would be illegal to make a U-turn at that particular spot. However, doing so could cause end up causing a crash. A driver's disregard for traffic laws and signage could result in a car accident death