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May 26, 2024

Covington, LA – Multi-Car Injury Accident on I-12

May 26, 2024

Covington, LA (July 23, 2021) – Deputies from the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office were called to the scene of an accident with injuries in Covington on the afternoon of Friday, July 23rd. 

The accident, which involved multiple vehicles and took place in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 12 in the area of State Highway 21, resulted in the closure of the lefthand lane and caused a three-mile-long traffic back-up.

No additional information is available at this time.

This accident is under investigation by Louisiana State Police.

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

Traffic Accidents in Covington

7.23 Covington, LA - Multi-Car Injury Accident on I-12

Speed is a leading factor in 29% of all deadly car crashes. If you are driving on any of Louisiana’s roadways, it is imperative that you keep the legal speed limit in mind. Although it can be tempting to surpass the speed limit, increasing your speed by even just a few miles per hour raises the likelihood of being issued a speeding citation as well as being involved in a serious accident. 

Speeding is not a problem drivers will only encounter on highways. Roughly 34% of all deadly collisions in which speed was involved took place on metropolitan and country roadways. 

Our New Orleans personal injury attorneys at Smiley Law Firm genuinely care about the health and welfare of our clients. When an accident that stems from another person’s negligence causes someone harm, it is imperative that they reach out to a reliable Louisiana car accident attorney as soon as they can do so.  

Louisiana drivers must be vigilant about their vehicle’s speed as well as the speeds of the drivers around them. Understanding that our state has several popular tourist destinations as well as events that draw crowds of people from not only other states but other countries as well. Drivers from out-of-state are not familiar with Louisiana’s speed limits and are a lot less inclined to obey traffic rules than full-time residents.

Our Louisiana personal injury attorneys fully support our clients and work hard to make sure they receive maximum compensation for their damages. If you were injured in a vehicle collision, don’t wait to get in touch with our car accident attorneys in Louisiana by calling our offices at 504-688-3494 or 504-822-2222, and schedule a free case evaluation to learn about the legal options you have available.

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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