Lafayette, LA – Injuries Reported in Car Crash on W Congress St near Ambassador Caffery Parkway
Lafayette, LA (July 19, 2021) – Emergency crews were called to the scene of an auto accident that sent at least one person to a local hospital with injuries. At around 1:35 p.m., on July 19, the Lafayette Parish Communication District was called to the scene of a crash on West Congress Street.
Reports from local authorities indicate that a collision between vehicles blocked West Congress Street at the intersection of Ambassador Caffery Parkway. The incident prompted the response of several emergency crews who went to work on securing the area and rendering aid to victims.
Although details surrounding the extent of injuries are limited, at least one person was transported from the scene of the accident to a local hospital for further medical care. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Louisiana
Being harmed in an automobile accident is not something that we can prepare for. No one knows what to expect from a crash. Although we often hear that collisions involving motor vehicles end in injuries, we cannot imagine how overwhelming they can be unless we are personally harmed. Unfortunately, more than 40,000 people across our state are forced to endure the sudden and unexpected consequences of crashes each year.
In many instances, those harmed sustain broken bones, spinal cord injuries, and even traumatic brain injuries that require both immediate medical treatment and long-term care. The pain and suffering from these incidents often add to the financial burdens that both victims and their families are forced to endure.
From being forced out of work to having to pay tens of thousands of dollars in medical costs, many injured parties fall behind and have a challenging time pulling ahead. At Smiley Law Firm, we strongly believe that injured victims should not be forced to spend their own hard-earned money to cover the expenses they endure as a result of another person’s negligence. For this reason, we strongly believe that victims should reach out to one of our car accident attorneys in Louisiana as soon as possible after being harmed. Our team truly cares about the wellbeing of our clients, which is why we work aggressively to ensure that they are not taken advantage of by self-serving insurance companies.
Our Louisiana personal injury attorneys at Smiley Law Firm have decades of combined experience helping clients hold wrongdoers accountable so they can get the justice they deserve. We fight to protect the best interests of our clients and help them maximize their recoveries for medical expenses, lost wages, mental anguish, and other financial burdens they face. Our team stops at nothing to ensure the legal rights of our clients are protected so they are in the best position possible to move forward.
If you were injured in a car crash, 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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