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February 24, 2024

Baton Rouge, LA – Cory Jackson Killed, Other Injured in Three-Car Accident on Florida Blvd

February 24, 2024

Baton Rouge, LA (August 21, 2021) – Authorities are investigating an overnight accident that left one man dead and others injured on Saturday, August 21st in East Baton Rouge parish.

According to a source inside the Baton Rouge Police Department, the fatal crash took place in the 8000 block of Florida Boulevard at about 12:45 a.m.

The deceased has since been identified as 27-year-old Cory Jackson.

Reports show that the crash involved three vehicles, a 2014 Mercedes GL550, a 2012 Nissan Altima, and a 2006 Ford F150.

Initial lines of inquiry have shown that the Mercedes was stopped behind the Ford at a red light at the intersection of Wooddale Boulevard and Florida Boulevard when the Nissan struck the back of the Mercedes, launching it into the back of the Ford.

Jackson, the driver of the Nissan, was transported by paramedics to a nearby hospital where he passed away due to the severity of his injuries.   

The occupants of the Ford and Mercedes all sustained injuries. None of them were believed to be life-threatening.

This accident is under investigation by the Traffic Homicide division of the department.

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

Fatal Car Accidents in Baton Rouge

8.21 Baton Rouge, LA - Cory Jackson Killed, Other Injured in Three-Car Accident on Florida Blvd

Car accidents happen on Louisiana streets and highways every day. In 2018, over 62,000 collisions took place statewide, claiming the lives of 260 victims and causing injury to 25,645 more.

The Baton Rouge car accident attorneys at Smiley Law Firm have decades of experience in helping their clients hold negligent drivers responsible. Our attorneys are ready to guide you through this complex legal process and always provide effective and up-to-date legal guidance. 

Louisiana allows fault to be assigned in many different ways, through things such as eyewitness accounts, discovery via opposing council, and the testimony of expert witnesses. Although the state affords you a very generous statute of limitations in which to file your claim, it is imperative that you speak with a personal injury attorney as soon as possible. The longer you wait, the harder it will be to prove your version of events and obtain full and fair financial compensation. 

Anytime a person is harmed in a motor vehicle crash because of the negligence of another, it is important that they get solid legal advice from an experienced car crash attorney in Baton Rouge right away. Victims normally discover they have a wide variety of legal alternatives available to them as they look for financial recovery.

The economic difficulty created by your hospital bills, treatment expenses, lost income, and more, can quickly become unmanageable and overwhelming, making it imperative that you speak with a personal injury attorney shortly after your accident if you plan on seeking financial compensation.   

Our Louisiana personal injury attorneys do what it takes to get our clients the maximum amount of financial compensation allowed by law. If you sustained an injury during a car accident, contact our Louisiana personal injury law firm at 504-688-3494 or 504-822-2222. Schedule a free case examination with a member of our legal team of automobile accident attorneys in Louisiana as soon as possible.

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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