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August 2, 2021

Baton Rouge, LA – Pedestrian Injured in Truck Accident on Highlandia Dr

August 2, 2021

Baton Rouge, LA (June 24, 2021) – Police responded to the scene when a pedestrian was hit and subsequently injured by a pick-up truck on Thursday, June 24th.

Reports from the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office show that the accident took place at about 7:00 a.m. when a pedestrian was struck in the parking lot of Scott Fence in the 200 block of Highlandia Drive, in the area of Highland Road and Lavo Lane.

First responders confirmed that the pedestrian was conscious but suffering from multiple injuries. They were taken to a local medical facility for treatment.  

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Pedestrian Injuries in Baton Rouge

6.24 Baton Rouge, LA - Pedestrian Injured in Truck Accident on Highlandia Dr

Victims who endure an injury caused by a pedestrian accident in Louisiana will promptly be contacted by an adjuster from the insurance company of the at-fault driver. The purpose of this phone call is to obtain an oral or written statement from the victim outlining their version of the circumstances surrounding your accident which will then be used against you. As an injured victim, you are absolutely not required to comply and, if you have not yet spoken to a car accident attorney, you are heavily discouraged from doing so.  

Anytime a victim is harmed in a motor vehicle crash because of the negligence of another, it is important that they solicit reliable legal advice from an experienced car crash attorney in Louisiana right away. Victims typically discover that they have a wide variety of legal alternatives available to them as they seek financial recovery.

The compassionate Louisiana pedestrian accident attorneys at Smiley Law Firm have decades of experience in helping our clients hold negligent drivers responsible. Our attorneys are available to guide you through the legal process and endeavor to provide up-to-date and effective legal guidance. 

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 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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