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April 17, 2024

New Orleans, LA – Injury Collision on I-55 at Ruddock

April 17, 2024

New Orleans, LA (August 11, 2021) – On Wednesday, August 11th, the New Orleans Police Department dispatched officers to the site of a car crash with injuries.

The accident occurred in the southbound lanes of Interstate 55 at Exit 7 for Ruddock. Only one lane of travel was left open leading to a seven-mile traffic jam.

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 by the New Orleans Police Department.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

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8.11 New Orleans, LA - Injury Collision on I-55 at Ruddock

If you are contemplating the consequences of filing a personal injury claim after a car crash, it is important that you acquire legal representation from an experienced and reliable car accident attorney who understands the events surrounding your accident and all the legal subtleties that can impact your claim.

Our New Orleans personal injury attorneys invest fully in our clients and work tirelessly to ensure they receive the full amount of financial compensation to which they are entitled. 

The attorneys at Smiley Law Firm are focused primarily on the health and welfare of their clients. When victims are harmed in car crashes through no fault of their own, they work diligently to ensure their clients see justice and financial remuneration. 

When an accident that originates from another person’s negligence causes harm to someone, it is essential that they reach out 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.

Until the prevailing nonchalant attitude of drivers in Louisiana changes or some type of action is taken, injuries caused by car crashes will continue to be one of the five leading causes of death throughout the state for nearly a decade. All drivers are capable of taking steps to help alleviate the state’s injurious and fatal car accident rate by following the legal speed limit, decreasing their speed during hurricane season and any other inclement weather, and driving their automobiles in a defensive manner.

Motor vehicle accidents have an overall adverse economic impact of about $277 billion every year. This number averages out to nearly $900 for every United States citizen.

If you were injured in a vehicle collision, do not hesitate to speak with our car accident attorneys in New Orleans by calling our offices at 504-688-3494 or 504-822-2222, and schedule a no-obligation case evaluation to learn about the legal options you have available and which course of action our professional attorneys recommend for your situation.

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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