Baton Rouge, LA – Doneshia Burton killed in Car Crash on I-12 West
Baton Rouge, LA (June 16, 2021) – Emergency crews in the Baton Rouge area were requested at the scene of a traffic-related incident that claimed one person’s life and left three others injured.
At around 11:55 p.m., on June 11, the Baton Rouge Police Department responded to the scene of a crash on Interstate 12. Reports from authorities show that a 2012 Dodge Charger was traveling on Interstate 12 West when it became involved in a collision. The driver lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a tree.
A passenger in the vehicle, identified as 24-year-old Doneshia Burton, was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene.
The driver and two other passengers were treated for injuries. At this time, investigations surrounding the cause of the crash are underway.
Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their fast and full recovery.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Doneshia Burton. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Louisiana
Traffic-related incidents in the state of Louisiana claim the lives of more than 650 people each year. Countless cases where victims lose their lives are caused by the negligent actions of others. These unpredictable accidents have a devastating impact on surviving friends and family members. Not only are surviving relatives left with the mental and emotional pain and suffering of enduring the loss of a loved one, but they often face towering financial burdens from burial expenses, funeral costs, and the loss of income. Even though most drivers are careful, there is no way to predict how others are going to act. As a result, many people end up injured or lose their lives in automobile collisions due to the negligence of others. When victims are fatally injured in crashes, due to the negligent or reckless actions of others, their family should reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Louisiana as soon as possible. Families may have an array of legal options available to help them recover.
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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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