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Drunk Driver Causes Serious Motorcycle Accident In Baton Rouge

Studies have shown that motorcyclists face a much higher risk of being involved in accidents on the road compared to drivers of cars and other passenger vehicles. In fact, the biggest threat to a motorcyclists’ safety is other drivers.

Drivers of passenger vehicles that were not paying attention to their surroundings injure far too many motorcycle riders every year. Sadly, a recent motorcycle accident occurred in Baton Rouge involving a drunk driver that left two people on a motorcycle seriously injured.

Police say that around 3am on the morning of Sunday, 11/29, an underage drunk driver swerved into the path of a motorcycle traveling on I-10 East in Baton Rouge. The collision caused the two people on the bike to be thrown off of the motorcycle. Both people were taken to a local hospital and are being treated for serious injuries, including several broken bones.

The intoxicated driver of the car that hit the motorcycle now faces several serious criminal charges, including Driving While Intoxicated and Reckless Operation of a Vehicle.

Read more about this accident here.

At Gauthier Amedee, we want to remind all Louisiana motorists to drive defensively, be aware of vehicles and motorcycles around you at all times, and NEVER get behind the wheel of a car if you have had anything to drink.

If you or a loved one has been injured in any type of car or motorcycle accident that was not your fault, call Gauthier Amedee today at 225-647-1700 or fill out our online form to schedule a free case evaluation.

At Gauthier Amedee, you will never pay an attorney’s fee up front, and we don’t get paid until you do. That means you owe us nothing unless we recover for you.

Don’t delay. Get the help you need today with Gautheir Amedee

December 4th, 2015