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May 26, 2024

Orleans Parish, LA – Vehicle Accident With Injuries on Highrise Bridge

May 26, 2024

Orleans Parish, LA (July 20, 2021) – A motor vehicle accident involving an undetermined number of vehicles that also resulted in victim injuries took place in Orleans Parish on Tuesday, July 20th.

Sources from inside the New Orleans Police Department indicated that the collision occurred at about 4:20 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 along the Highrise Bridge. the Aillet Road exit. Due to vehicle recovery operations, traffic was gridlocked from the scene to the area of Franklin Avenue.

Local law enforcement officers and emergency medical personnel were both dispatched to the scene. Paramedics evaluated everyone who was involved in the accident. At least one person sustained injuries that were serious enough to warrant transport to an area medical facility.

This accident is under investigation by local law enforcement officers.

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

Injury Accidents in Orleans Parish

7.20 Orleans Parish, LA - Vehicle Accident With Injuries on Highrise Bridge

Whenever a victim is hurt in a motor vehicle crash because of the negligence of another, it is important that they solicit solid legal advice from an experienced car crash attorney in Louisiana right away. Victims typically learn they have a wide variety of legal alternatives available to them as they look for financial recovery.

After most accidents, crash victims will encounter serious injuries. Common accident-related injuries include broken and fractured bones, damage to internal organs, traumatic brain injuries, and damage to the spinal cord. These and many other severe injuries could require victims to undergo long and costly hospital stays, medical treatments, and even full-time care. 

It is extremely unsettling to learn that the highest percentage of car accidents take place within a few miles of home. Drivers who are just stepping out to go to the corner store, the supermarket, take a walk through a local park, or spend some time with a friend or relative for the afternoon are not in any less danger than someone planning to drive across the state or across the country. 

The caring Louisiana car accident attorneys at Smiley Law Firm have decades of experience in helping their clients hold negligent drivers responsible. Our attorneys are prepared to guide you through the legal process and aim to provide effective and up-to-date legal guidance. 

It is imperative that you do not become complacent or let your guard down simply because you are driving on a roadway you have driven on countless times before, running a familiar errand to the post office or the gas station. Decreased awareness increases the likelihood of a car accident taking place, even when your destination is just around the corner.  

Our Louisiana personal injury attorneys do what it takes to get our clients the maximum amount of financial compensation allowed by law. If you sustained an injury during a car accident, contact our personal injury law firm at 504-688-3494 or 504-822-2222. Schedule a free case examination with a member of our legal team of automobile accident attorneys in Louisiana as soon as possible.

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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