New Orleans, LA – Car Accident With Injuries on I-610 Near Saint Bernard Ave
New Orleans, LA (August 28, 2021) – On Saturday, August 28th, state police were dispatched to the site of a car crash with injuries in New Orleans.
The crash took place in Orleans Parish at about 10:10 a.m. It took place in the westbound lanes of Interstate 610 just past the exit for Saint Bernard Avenue.
Emergency medical personnel also responded to the scene to provide the injured parties with any necessary medical treatment or emergency transportation.
No additional information is available at this time.
This accident is under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Traffic Accidents in New Orleans
Speed is a factor in almost 30% of all fatal car accidents. On any of Louisiana’s roadways, you need to be aware of your speed. While it can be tempting to drive faster, speeding up by even a few miles per hour doubles your odds of getting a citation and being injured in an accident.
Our New Orleans personal injury attorneys fully support our clients and strive to see that they gain maximum compensation for their losses.
Speeding is a problem drivers can encounter on any roadway, not just interstates. About 34% of all deadly accidents caused by speeding took place on metropolitan and country roadways.
New Orleans Car Accident Attorneys
Our New Orleans personal injury attorneys at Smiley Law Firm care about their clients. When an accident that stems from another driver’s negligence causes you harm, you need to reach out to a reliable New Orleans car accident attorney as soon as you are able.
Drivers should be aware of how fast they are going along with the speeds of those around them. Louisiana has a lot of popular tourist destinations and often hosts exhibitions that draw large crowds from out of state and other countries. Drivers from other areas are not familiar with our speed limits and are less likely to follow traffic laws than full-time residents.
If you were injured in a vehicle collision, don’t wait to contact our car accident attorneys in New Orleans by calling our offices at 504-688-3494 or 504-822-2222, and schedule a free case evaluation to learn about the legal options you have available.
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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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