Shreveport, LA – Accident with Injuries Reported on I-20 near Exit 17A
Shreveport, LA (May 16, 2021) – An automobile accident reported early Sunday morning ended in injuries and delays. Just after 1:15 a.m., on May 16, the police, firefighters, and medical personnel were requested at the scene of a traffic-related incident on Interstate 20.
Reports from local authorities indicate that a collision between vehicles occurred on the eastbound side of the interstate near exit 17A for Lakeshore Drive.
The incident caused severe delays in traffic that expanded down the interstate toward exit 16A for Hearne Avenue.
At least one person involved in the accident was transported to a local hospital for the treatment of injuries. At this time, the circumstances surrounding the accident are under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims who were injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Louisiana
More than 100 people are injured in motor vehicle accidents every day in our state. In many cases, victims sustained life-altering injuries that force them into area hospitals. Many people have to receive immediate medical treatment, spend days or even weeks in area hospitals, and go through months of therapy to recover.
These and other serious injuries require both immediate care and long-term treatment, like therapy and rehabilitation. Sometimes, treatment can last for several years or indefinitely, depending on the severity of the injuries. When victims are injured in accidents due to the negligence of others, they may have legal options available to them. By consulting with a personal injury attorney in Louisiana, victims can explore the legal options that are available to help them move forward and recover.
Working with a knowledgeable legal team can help to ensure you are in the best position possible to hold wrongdoers accountable and recover. The Louisiana car accident attorneys at Smiley Law Firm have decades of experience helping clients hold wrongdoers accountable after being harmed. Our team remains available for our clients and strives to provide responsive and effective legal guidance, answer questions our clients have, and deal with legal complications as they arise. Our Louisiana personal injury attorneys are dedicated to protecting the legal rights of our clients to ensure they are able to maximize their recoveries and get the compensation they need and deserve. From drafting contracts to reviewing full-fledged litigations, our team understands personal injury law, the unique needs of our clients, and the legal options available to help each one of them move forward after being harmed. If you have been injured in a car accident, contact our personal injury law firm at 504-688-3494 or 504-822-2222. Schedule a free case review with our team of responsive and knowledgeable car accident attorneys in Louisiana at your earliest convenience to discuss legal options available for you.
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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