Shreveport, LA – Armer, Taylor, and Jackson Killed in Multi-Motorcycle Crash on I-20
Shreveport, LA (August 08, 2021) – The Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office has released the names of the three victims who were killed in an early-morning multi-motorcycle accident on Interstate 20 on Saturday, August 7th.
The victims have been identified as 40-year-old Anika S. Armer, a resident of Shreveport, and 40-year-old Alison A. Taylor, a resident of Lancaster, TX., were both killed in the collision, along with 37-year-old Kirk Jackson Jr., a resident of Bossier City.
The deceased were identified using fingerprint comparison. Autopsies have been authorized.
This accident is under investigation by the Shreveport Police Department.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Shreveport
Deadly accidents are a harsh reality confronted by motorcycle riders much more often than other motor vehicle occupants. While just 4% of registered vehicles in Louisiana are motorcycles, the state’s Office of Motor Vehicles has recorded that almost 300 fatal Louisiana vehicle accidents happened in 2017, over 40 of which were on motorcycles.
Our team at Smiley Law Firm cares about the well-being of our clients. When families lose someone they love in an accident, we endeavor to provide them with the best chances of holding offenders accountable and getting the justice they deserve. It is essential that you have a team by your side that is committed to advising and assisting you every step of the way.
Our motorcycle accident attorneys in Louisiana are concerned about results, and we make it a priority to be there for each of our clients to answer questions they have, to help them bypass common legal mistakes, and to deal with the difficulties that so often come up during the legal process.
Catastrophic injuries, such as a traumatic brain injury or even wrongful death can be caused by a serious motorcycle accident, particularly when a collision with another vehicle is involved. This is because motorcycles do not provide any of the safety features that occupants of a passenger vehicle often take for granted, such as seat belts, a roll cage, and airbags, leaving riders susceptible to enduring severe internal injuries, as well as injuries to their spinal cord and brain.
These life-altering injuries can cost several thousand dollars in medical expenses that cause the rider and their family to suffer an economic hardship from which they may never recover.
If your loved one has lost their life as a result of a motorcycle accident, reach out to our personal injury attorneys in New Orleans at your earliest convenience. By speaking with our team at 504-688-3494 or 504-822-2222, we can schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience to explore the legal options available to you.
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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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