Man Dies in Collision with Semitruck
The Louisiana State Police report a 33-year-old was recently killed in a crash involving an 18-wheeler on northbound LA-1. An article on the incident is available here.
Police say the man—who was not wearing a seat belt—was pronounced dead at the scene when his pickup truck rear-ended a stopped tractor-trailer on LA-1 between Plaquemine and Addis. The driver of the 18-wheeler—who had stopped at a railroad crossing—was uninjured in the collision. He was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the incident.
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Over 80,000 people are hurt in accidents with tractor-trailers each year. Tractor trailer accidents can cause serious injuries—often with life-altering consequences. An experienced attorney can give these complex claims the special attention they need.
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