Calcasieu Parish, LA – Clyde J. Jeanisse Killed in Car Crash on LA-397 near MM 15.3
Calcasieu Parish, LA (June 21, 2021) – One man has lost his life following a motor vehicle accident on Sunday evening in the Calcasieu Parish area, according to local law enforcement. At around 6 p.m., on June 20, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Louisiana State Highway 397.
Reports provided by the Louisiana State Police show that 58-year-old Clyde J. Jeanisse was driving a 2013 Ford F-150 south on Louisiana State Highway 397 when his vehicle collided with a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado after the vehicle’s driver, 20-year-old Calixto Calo-Taperia, lost control of his vehicle and struck the Ford head-on.
Jeanisse was rushed to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Calo-Taperia was treated for minor injuries. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Clyde J. Jeanisse. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Louisiana
Every day, auto collisions leave hundreds of people across our state with injuries. Although we can be proactive in ensuring the safety of other motorists sharing the road, there is no way to ensure other drivers provide us with the same care and consideration. In fact, tens of thousands of victims are injured in accidents while hundreds of others do not survive their injuries. Statistics showed that over 655 people lost their lives in auto accidents throughout the state of Louisiana in 2019. More than 100 victims ended up losing their lives as a result of injuries sustained in semi-truck and other commercial vehicle accidents. Crashes involving large vehicles are more likely to result in catastrophic injuries or fatal injuries for those involved.
When people lose their lives in serious collisions, due to the negligence of other drivers, their families 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 those who cause them harm.
Our personal injury legal team at Smiley Law Firm truly cares about the well-being of our clients. When families lose loved ones in crashes, we strive to provide them with the best chances of holding wrongdoers accountable and getting the justice they deserve. It is important that you have a team by your side that is dedicated to guiding and assisting you every step of the way. Our truck 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 difficulties that arise throughout the legal process. If your loved one has lost their life as a result of a truck 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.
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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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