Ascension Parish, LA – Everett Scott Killed in Crash on LA-22 near LA-44
Ascension Parish, LA (June 14, 2021) – Authorities were called to the scene of a traffic-related incident on Wednesday that claimed one person’s life. At around 9 p.m., on June 9, emergency crews were requested on-site at a crash on Louisiana State Highway 22.
Reports from the Louisiana State Police show that 19-year-old Everett Scott was riding east on Louisiana State Highway 22 on a Honda CFR 250 dirt bike when his vehicle collided with a westbound Honda Accord. The impact of the crash sent the dirt bike off the road and into a grassy roadway.
Scott suffered severe injuries in the accident and was rushed to a local hospital where he succumbed to is injuries. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Everett Scott. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Louisiana
Every day, people across the state of Louisiana are left with injuries following motor vehicle accidents. Although we want every victim to recover from their injuries, hundreds of people end up passing away. Statistics from 2019 show that more than 655 people lost their lives in auto collisions throughout the state of Louisiana. More than 70 people ended up losing their lives as a result of motorcycle collisions. Auto accidents involving motorcycles and other similar vehicles are more likely to result in catastrophic injuries or fatal injuries for those involved due to the fact that riders are unprotected.
When people lose their lives in serious crashes, due to the negligence of other drivers, surviving relatives may have legal options available to help them move forward. Surviving relatives can reach out to a reputable wrongful death attorney in Louisiana as soon as possible to explore legal options available to help them get the justice they deserve from negligent and reckless drivers who cause them harm.
Our team at Smiley Law Firm truly cares about the well-being of our clients. When families lose loved ones in traffic-related incidents, we strive to provide them with the best chances of holding at-fault and reckless drivers accountable for their actions and getting the justice they deserve. It is important that you have a team by your side that is committed to guiding and assisting you every step of the way. Our motorcycle accident attorneys in Louisiana are concerned about results, and we make it a priority to be there for each of our clients to answer questions they have, to help them avoid legal missteps, and to deal with the complications that arise throughout the legal process. If your loved one has lost their life as a result of a motorcycle accident, reach out to our personal injury attorneys in Louisiana at your earliest convenience. By calling our team at 504-688-3494 or 504-822-2222, we can schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience to explore the legal options available to you.
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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