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April 15, 2024

New Orleans, LA – Two Injured After Vehicles Dropped Due to Claiborne Bridge Malfunction

April 15, 2024

New Orleans, LA (September 08, 2021) – Two people were hospitalized when a bridge malfunction caused cars to fall almost five feet than four feet onto the roadway below.

On Tuesday, September 6th, New Orleans EMS responded to the incident on the Claiborne Avenue bridge which connects the Lower Ninth Ward to St. Claude.

A source reported that no cars were dropped into the water because of the failure. There were no fatalities but two people were transported by ambulance to a local hospital in unknown condition.

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

Injury Accidents in New Orleans

New Orleans, LA - Two Injured After Vehicles Dropped Due to Claiborne Bridge Malfunction

Workers are obligated to do their jobs properly and without causing harm to others. When you are in the care of a contractor, an ambulance, an airline, a construction company, a doctor, or even a property owner, you depend on them to keep you safe. Should something go wrong, and the fault is attributable to someone else, you might be entitled to financial recovery for the multiple damages caused by your injury. 

Personal injuries occur in a wide variety of situations and areas. From commercial trucking accidents to defective drugs, it is the responsibility of certain people to be aware of their surroundings and mindful of their job performance, and take the appropriate measures to ensure the safety of those who could be affected. When someone else, especially someone who works in a dangerous industry, does not take these precautions, their victims can choose to file a claim of personal injury and pursue monetary compensation.

New Orleans Personal Injury Attorneys

Our New Orleans personal injury lawyers really invest in all of our clients. They work tirelessly to ensure victims receive the full amount of financial compensation to which they are entitled

If you have been hurt and someone else is to blame, you need to speak with a dependable personal injury attorney in New Orleans as soon as possible. Most accident victims are entitled to financial compensation to help relieve the economic hurdles in front of them.

If you were injured in a car accident, do not hesitate to contact our personal injury 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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