Lafourche Parish, LA – State Police Investigate Death of Christopher Rivero on Hwy 308
Lafourche Parish, LA (July 06, 2021) – A man died during a head-on collision on Monday, July 5th on Louisiana Highway 308 in the area of Sugar Mill Drive.
The deceased has since been identified as 47-year-old Christopher Rivero, a resident of Raceland
A police report stated that Rivero was driving southbound on Highway 308 in a 2006 Ford F-150 when, for reasons still under investigation, he traversed the centerline and drove into oncoming traffic where he crashed head-first into a 2017 Ford cargo truck.
The driver of the cargo truck and sustained moderate injuries.
Both of them were taken to a New Orleans-area hospital for emergency medical treatment. While at the hospital, Rivero passed away due to his injuries.
Toxicology samples were taken from both drivers. The results are pending analysis.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Mr. Christopher Rivero, at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Head-On Collisions in Lafourche Parish
A head-on collision, also called a wrong-way collision, refers to the impact between the fronts of two automobiles traveling in opposite directions. This variety of car accident has the greatest odds of killing or critically injuring its victims. The degree of force that is normally produced in this sort of crash is extreme and the reason head-on collisions accounted for almost 30% of all fatal traffic accidents in 2017.
When an accident brought on by another driver’s negligence causes harm to someone, it is important that they talk to a dependable Louisiana car accident attorney as soon as they are able. Most collision victims are entitled to financial compensation intended to help alleviate the financial obstacles they are sure to face.
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