Krotz Springs, LA – Four Injured in Todd Ave Explosion
Krotz Springs, LA (May 10, 2021) – An explosion incident reported during a crawfish boil on Saturday afternoon sent several people to local hospitals with injuries. At around 4:30 p.m., on May 8, emergency crews were called to the site of an explosion on Todd Avenue in the Krotz Springs area.
According to reports, a group of people was at a crawfish boil during the early evening hours. For unknown reasons, an explosion occurred as a result of a leaking propane tank.
Four people involved in the incident were severely injured. All four victims were airlifted from the scene and transported to local hospitals for further care. At this time, the circumstances surrounding the incident remain under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims who were injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Explosion and Fire Incidents in Louisiana
Fires all across the country claim the lives of tens of thousands of people in the United States. Here in Louisiana, residential structure fires account for 9.1 deaths of out every 1,000 fires reported. These incidents cause massive destruction to those involved, having both immediate and long-term consequences.
Although fires can occur for a variety of reasons, the majority are caused by negligence, defective wiring, and faulty appliances. Not only do fire incidents cause massive structural damage to the homes and businesses of those involved, but they often claim the lives of unexpected victims. When people are injured in fires, it is crucial that they reach out to a Louisiana personal injury attorney as soon as possible. Victims may have an array of legal options available to help them recover.
Working with a responsive, knowledgeable, and aggressive legal team can help to ensure families are able to move forward in the best way possible. Our team at Smiley Law Firm truly cares about the well-being of our clients. When victims are harmed in explosions and fire incidents, we strive to provide them with the best chances of getting the justice they deserve. It is important that you have a team by your side that is committed to guiding and assisting you every step of the way. Our personal injury attorneys in Louisiana are truly concerned about our clients. For this reason, we work diligently to ensure they are able to maximize their recoveries and get the justice they deserve. If you were injured as a result of an explosion or a fire, reach out to our premises liability 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.
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.
- Baton Rouge, LA – One Critically Injured in Crash on Florida Blvd
- New Orleans, LA – Injury Accident on Crescent City Connection Bridge
- Avoyelles Parish, LA – Arlene Juneau Dies In Car Accident on Hwy 1
- Lafayette, LA – Five-Year-Old Drowns in Hotel Pool on Kaliste Saloom Rd
- Shreveport, LA – Four Injured in Accident on N. Lakeshore Dr
- New Orleans, LA – Pedestrian Dies After Being Knocked Off Overpass on I-610 Near Elysian Fields
- Algiers, LA – Two Injured When Car Crashes Into Storefront on General De Gaulle Dr
- Baton Rouge, LA – Lexis Felton Killed, One Critically Injured at Florida Blvd and N. 19th St
- Vidalia, LA – Victim Med Flighted After Collision With Sanitation Truck on Carter St
- Denham Springs, LA – Two Airlifted Following Two-Car Accident at Florida Blvd and Walnut St