St. Tammany Parish, LA – Victims Transported, Commercial Truck Overturns After Crash on I-12
St. Tammany Parish, LA (August 19, 2021) – A collision between two vehicles resulted in victims being injured and a vehicle being overturned on Thursday, August 19th in St. Tammany Parish.
According to police, only one lane of travel was passable after an accident that caused a commercial truck to roll over took place in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 12 in the area of US-190 at about 4:40 p.m.
Emergency responders and recovery crews were dispatched to the scene where they assisted in vehicle rescue, road clean-up, and pre-hospital emergency care.
No additional information has been reported at this time.
This accident remains under investigation by local law enforcement.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Commercial Vehicle Accidents in St. Tammany Parish
Accidents involving commercial trucks are often caused by negligence on the part of the company and/or operator include overloaded or overweight trailers, defective truck parts, poor or non-existent maintenance, inadequate driver training, speeding, or other unlawful driving practices, particularly when combined with bad weather or road conditions, and drivers who are fatigued from being overworked who are more likely to make miscalculations and other errors of judgment.
If you have been hurt in a commercial truck accident, the owner or the trucking company could be held liable for the negligent behavior of the operator. Accidents involving oversized commercial trucks commonly cause serious injuries that require urgent medical attention. From the moment the ambulance arrives at the scene of the accident, through transport and hospitalization, medical treatments, and physical rehabilitation, the expenses associated with a commercial truck accident in St. Tammany Parish can pile up quickly.
If you are considering filing a personal injury claim after a collision with a commercial truck, it is important that you acquire legal representation from an experienced and reliable car accident attorney who understands the factors involved in your accident and all the legal nuances that can influence your claim.
Negotiations between insurance carriers, trucking companies, and other parties, are not something you should have to deal with while you are trying to heal during this difficult time. Our firm will follow all appropriate legal courses of action in order to obtain full and fair financial compensation for their clients.
Our St. Tammany Parish, LA personal injury attorneys invest fully in our clients and work tirelessly to make sure they receive the maximum amount of financial compensation to which they are entitled.
Our attorneys work hard to ensure the highest amount of recovery possible for all medical expenses and other costs by using their knowledge of Louisiana trucking laws, and the coverage limits of insurance policies gleaned from years of representing numerous large truck accident victims to fully and effectively represent you and defend your rights.
If you were injured in a commercial truck accident, do not wait to speak with our truck accident attorneys in Louisiana by calling our offices at 504-688-3494 or 504-822-2222, and schedule a no-obligation case evaluation to learn about the legal options you have available.
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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