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September 27, 2021

Mansfield, LA – Christopher Moore and Daguang Zhang Killed in Truck Accident on I-49

September 27, 2021

Mansfield, LA (September 07, 2021) – A fatal tractor-trailer accident took place on Monday, September 6th at about 6:00 p.m. that is being investigated by state police. The crash occurred in the northbound lanes of Interstate 49 at the Mansfield/Grand Bayou exit. 

The victims have been identified as 44-year-old Christopher Moore, a resident of Mooringsport and 54-year-old Daguang Zhang, a resident of Arlington, TX.

The investigation showed that Moore was driving a 2006 Peterbilt wrecker northbound on the interstate, towing a 2019 Freightliner tractor-trailer. For reasons that have yet to be determined, Moore exited the roadway and crashed into several trees. 

Following the impact, the tractor-trailer went up in flames. 

Both Moore and Zhang sustained fatal injuries during the crash.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims, Mr. Christopher Moore, and Mr. Daguang Zhang, at this time.

Wrongful Deaths in Mansfield 

Mansfield, LA - Christopher Moore and Daguang Zhang Killed in Truck Accident on I-49

Wrongful death is defined as a death that occurs due to the fault of another. Generally, this involves situations in which one person is killed because another person acted negligently, either accidentally or deliberately. Car accidents, medical malpractice, and even acts of criminal violence can all be legitimate sources of wrongful death suits.

Wrongful death claims can also be brought against manufacturers, businesses, corporations, and other entities accountable for fatalities caused by wrongful practices, negligence, or in cases for which they are directly liable.  

Wrongful death claims give survivors a sense of recourse when an act of negligence causes the death of someone they love. Louisiana law permits specific survivors to bring a wrongful death claim on behalf of the deceased.

Mansfield Wrongful Death Attorneys

When a person is killed in an accident due to another’s negligence, they will have legal avenues open to them. By securing the legal counsel of a Mansfield personal injury attorney, victims can learn about the various legal options they might want to pursue.  

The Mansfield wrongful death attorneys at Smiley Law Firm have decades of experience in bringing irresponsible people to account. Our team works to support their clients and make sure they get the best possible legal advice. We will always answer any questions our clients have and take care of each legal complexity as it arises. 

Working with a legal team that is sympathetic as well as assertive will give you your best chance at obtaining full and fair financial compensation for your damages.  

The personal injury attorneys at Smiley Law are dedicated to defending a victim’s legal rights and building the strongest claim possible in order to maximize their economic recovery. If you were injured in a road accident, contact our personal injury lawyers in Mansfield by calling 504-688-3494 or 504-822-2222 to schedule a free evaluation of your case at your earliest convenience.

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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