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September 27, 2021

Rapides Parish, LA – Brian K. Ambrose Dies in Wreck on North Bayou Rapides Rd

September 27, 2021

Rapides Parish, LA (August 05, 2021) –  On Thursday, August 5th, at about 11:30 a.m., troopers from the Louisiana State Police responded to a fatal two-vehicle collision on Louisiana Highway 496 at the intersection of North Bayou Rapides Road. 

The deceased has since been identified as 59-year-old Brian K Ambrose, a resident of Montgomery.

An initial investigation determined that a 1997 Chevrolet pick-up truck, driven by 57-year-old William James Powers, a resident of Vicksburg, MS, was heading southbound on North Bayou Rapides Road. As Powers neared the intersection of Louisiana Highway 496, he neglected to stop at the stop sign before continuing. As a result, the Chevrolet was struck by an eastbound 2003 Chevrolet pick-up truck when it entered the intersection.

Powers sustained injuries classified as non-critical. His passenger, Brian Ambrose, sustained fatal injuries and died at the scene. 

The driver and a passenger in the 2003 Chevrolet also sustained non-critical injuries and were transported by paramedics to a local hospital. 

Toxicology samples were obtained and submitted for analysis.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Mr. Brian K. Ambrose, at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Passenger Fatalities in Rapides Parish

8.05 Rapides Parish, LA - Brian K. Ambrose Dies in Wreck on North Bayou Rapides RdAccording to Louisiana laws, a passenger may not be held responsible for the negligent behavior that caused the accident, meaning immediate family members of passengers who are injured or killed in car accidents are generally permitted to pursue financial compensation from the liable driver. It is critical to the success of the case, however, that surviving family members retain an attorney who understands the most effective ways to identify all possible paths of economic recovery.

When someone is hurt in an accident due to another’s negligence, they will have legal avenues open to them. By seeking the legal counsel of a Louisiana personal injury attorney, victims can learn about the various legal avenues they may wish to pursue.  

The Louisiana vehicle accident 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 law firm in Louisiana 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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