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April 19, 2024

Acadia Parish, LA – Isidro A. Padilla Dies in Vehicle Rollover on LA-13

April 19, 2024

Acadia Parish, LA (August 28, 2021) – On Saturday, August 28th, at about 11:00 a.m., Louisiana State Police responded to a fatal two-car accident on LA-13 at East Whitney Street in Acadia Parish. 

The deceased has been identified as 53-year-old Isidro A. Padilla, a resident of Kaplan.

An investigation showed that a 2005 Lexus was traveling westbound on East Whitney Street when the driver, Joseph M. Francis IV of Lafayette, failed to yield at the stop sign. 

Francis’ vehicle crashed into the side of a 2004 GMC Yukon headed northbound on LA 13. The impact caused the Yukon to overturn. Padilla, who was in the back seat of the Yukon, was partially ejected.

Padilla sustained fatal injuries. 

The five other occupants in the Yukon were also injured. They were all transported to a local hospital with injuries ranging from moderate to severe. 

Francis and his passenger were unharmed during the crash. 

This crash remained under investigation.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Isidro A. Padilla, at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Passenger Fatalities in Acadia Parish

8.28 Acadia Parish, LA - Isidro A. Padilla Dies in Vehicle Rollover on LA-13

When the car accident that caused your injuries was not your fault, it is important that you speak with a dependable Acadia Parish car accident attorney as soon as you can. Most crash victims are entitled to financial compensation for their damages.

If you would like to file a personal injury claim after a car accident, it is important that your legal representation comes from an experienced and dependable personal injury attorney in Acadia Parish who understands the events surrounding your accident and everything that can impact your claim.

Automobile accidents cost the United States about $277 billion every year. This is about $900 for every citizen.

Acadia Parish Personal Injury Attorneys

The attorneys at Smiley Law Firm are focused on your health and welfare. If you have been hurt in a car accident because of someone else, they will work hard to make sure you get justice and compensation.

If you were injured in a car accident, do not hesitate to contact our car accident attorneys in Acadia Parish by calling our offices at 504-688-3494 or 504-822-2222, and schedule a no-obligation case evaluation to learn about the legal options you have available and which course of action our professional attorneys recommend for your situation.

Note: These posts are constructed with the use of secondary sources. These sources include but are not limited to local and state news stories, local and state police accident reports, social media platforms, and eyewitness accounts about injury accidents that take place in New Orleans and throughout Louisiana. We did not independently verify the fact surrounding this accident. If you locate any information that is inaccurate, please contact our firm and we will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available. We will also remove this post upon request.

Disclaimer: These posts are created to raise awareness about the dangers of driving in Louisiana. We hope that by casting light on serious accidents like this one, other drivers will take heed, and avoid being seriously injured in a similar accident. This post is not a solicitation for business. The information contained in this post is not intended to be legal or medical advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident scene.

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