Lafayette, LA – Accident with Injuries Reported at Betrand Dr & N College Rd
Lafayette, LA (May 18, 2021) – Authorities were called to the scene of a motor vehicle accident in the Lafayette area that ended in injuries. At approximately 8:25 p.m., on May 17, the police in Lafayette were called to assist firefighters at the scene of an accident on Betrand Drive.
Reports from authorities show that a traffic-related incident occurred on Betrand Drive that blocked the intersection with North College Road. The incident caused some moderate delays in the area as crews worked to clear the scene.
At least one person was transported to a local hospital for further care. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims who were injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Louisiana
According to statistics, more than 40,000 people are injured in automobile accidents across our state each year. Although many vehicle collisions result in minor injuries, thousands of victims are left with life-altering injuries that dramatically change their lives. Victims who suffer from brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and even the loss of limbs can be forced out of work and left unable to perform tasks and enjoy hobbies as they did prior to their accident. Many accident victims are unable to return to work due to their injuries resulting in permanently disabling conditions.
No one can prepare for the mental, emotional, and physical consequences of a collision. Regrettably, the pain and suffering do not stop there. Victims and their families often face overwhelming financial consequences related to lost wages, property damages, and medical costs. When victims are harmed in accidents caused by reckless, careless, or negligent drivers, it is crucial that they reach out to a car accident attorney in Louisiana as soon as possible. Victims may be entitled to compensation to help cover the financial burdens they face moving forward.
Our team at Smiley Law Firm truly cares about the well-being of our clients. When people are injured in accidents, 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 committed to guiding and assisting you every step of the way. Our car accident 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 in a car 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.
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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