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August 2, 2021

St. Martin Parish – Unidentified Male Fatally Struck by Car on I-10

August 2, 2021

St. Martin Parish, LA (June 30, 2021) – On Wednesday, June 30th, at about 1:00 a.m. Louisiana State Police were called to the scene of a fatal three-car accident in the westbound lanes of Interstate 10.ย 

An unidentified Hispanic male was killed during the crash.ย ย 

An investigation conducted by State Police says that a 1991 Mercedes-Benz was heading westbound on Interstate 10 when it was hit from behind by a Honda Pilot SUV.ย 

The collision caused both vehicles to become disabled. As the driver of the Mercedes exited his vehicle a Jeep Liberty SUV collided with the vehicle, fatally injuring the driver. The St. Martin Parish Coronerโ€™s Office pronounced him dead at the scene.

The two other drivers were taken to a local hospital with non-critical and moderate injuries. Two of the passengers from the Jeep Liberty were transported in unknown condition to a local hospital for medical treatment.

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

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in St. Martin Parish

6.30 St. Martin Parish - Unidentified Male Fatally Struck by Car on I-10

As reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a pedestrian injury occurs once every 9 minutes, and a pedestrian is fatally struck once every two hours somewhere in the United States. Almost 5,000 pedestrians died as a result of car accidents in 2014. In that same year, 15% of all vehicular deaths were pedestrian fatalities.

Anytime a victim is harmed in a motor vehicle crash because of the negligence of another, it is important that they solicit reliable legal advice from an experienced car crash attorney in Louisiana right away. Victims typically discover that they have a wide variety of legal alternatives available to them as they seek financial recovery.

The compassionate Louisiana pedestrian accident attorneys at Smiley Law Firm have decades of experience in helping our clients hold negligent drivers responsible. Our attorneys are available to guide you through the legal process and endeavor to provide up-to-date and effective legal guidance.ย 

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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