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Pedestrian Struck, Killed in New Orleans East

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New Orleans, LA (July 31, 2020) — New Orleans Police have confirmed that a 68-year-old pedestrian was killed Friday night while trying to cross the street. The accident happened at 7:40 p.m. on Chef Menteur Highway at Cerise Avenue. According to investigators, the man was trying to cross the street when he was hit by a white Chevrolet truck driving west on the highway. He died at the scene of the accident. The identity of the victim is still unknown. Police are still investigating the accident and are awaiting blood and alcohol test results. Source: NOLA Contact an Experienced New Orleans Personal Injury Attorney Today Unfortunately, pedestrian accidents like this happen far too often in New Orleans. Police must investigate them thoroughly to determine the cause and hold those responsible accountable. At The Johns Law Firm, we understand how devastating these accidents are for the families and friends of the victims. If you sustain injuries or lose a loved one to an accident like this, please contact one of our New Orleans personal injury attorneys at 866-762-0302 to set up a free consultation. We will fight to get you the compensation you deserve.  Our deepest condolences go out to the families of the victims of this horrible incident. If a family member would like the name of a person removed for any reason, please click the “Remove Post” link. REMOVE POST

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Child Dead, Two Others Injured After Box Truck Collides into a Disabled Vehicle on US 61

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Baton Rouge, LA (June 23, 2020) — A child was killed Tuesday morning after a box truck crashed into a disabled car in Baton Rouge. The crash happened around 7:30 a.m. in the southbound lane of US 61. According to Louisiana State Police, a car was stalled in the lane due to engine failure when a truck, driven by 27-year-old Treasure Charles, slammed into the back of the disabled vehicle. A child in the backseat of the car, identified as Wayne Ford, died at the scene of the crash. The driver and front passenger of the car sustained moderate injuries and were rushed to the hospital. Police have arrested Charles, who now faces charges of careless operation, negligent injuring, and negligent homicide. Impairment is not expected to be a factor in the accident, and investigators are unsure why Charles crashed into the disabled vehicle. Source: US News Contact an Experienced Louisiana Car Accident Attorney Unfortunately, auto accidents like this happen far too often in Louisiana. Police must investigate these crashes thoroughly to determine the cause and hold those responsible accountable. At The Johns Law Firm, we understand how devastating these accidents are for the families and friends of the victims.  If you sustain injuries or lose a loved one in an accident, please contact one of our Louisiana car accident attorneys or call us at 866-762-0302 to set up a free consultation. We will fight to get you the compensation you deserve. Our deepest condolences go out to the families of the victims of this horrible incident. If a family member would like the name of a person removed for any reason, please click the “Remove Post” link. REMOVE POST

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Woman Dies in Harvey Crash After Striking a Tree

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Harvey, LA (June 20, 2020) — A woman died Saturday morning after crashing into a tree in Jefferson Parish. The accident occurred around 3:30 a.m. near the intersection of Destrehan Avenue and Lapalco Boulevard. According to Sheriff Joseph Lopinto of the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office, a woman was driving on Destrehan Avenue when she hit a tree and was ejected from her vehicle. The woman, who hasn’t been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. The JSPO is still investigating the cause of the crash. So far, no other information has been provided about the driver. Source: WDSU Contact an Experienced New Orleans Car Accident Attorney Unfortunately, auto accidents like this happen far too often in New Orleans. Police must investigate these crashes thoroughly to determine the cause and hold those responsible accountable. At The Johns Law Firm, we understand how devastating these accidents are for the families and friends of the victims.  If you sustain injuries or lose a loved one in an accident, please contact one of our New Orleans car accident attorneys or call us at 866-762-0302 to set up a free consultation. We will fight to get you the compensation you deserve. Our deepest condolences go out to the families of the victims of this horrible incident. If a family member would like the name of a person removed for any reason, please click the “Remove Post” link. REMOVE POST

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Woman Dies After Driving Off I-10 Into Superdome Parking Lot

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New Orleans, LA (June 9, 2020) — A woman passed away after driving her car off of I-10 into the Superdome parking lot. The crash happened Tuesday night around 3:51 p.m. at the 1500 block of Poydras Street. According to the New Orleans Police Department, 39-year-old Shannon Jones was heading east on the Pontchartrain Expressway towards the Claiborne exit. She then lost control of her vehicle and hit the guardrail to the right side of her car. This collision caused her to flip off of the interstate into the parking lot of the Superdome. First responders pronounced Jones dead at the scene of the accident. Police are still investigating the cause of the crash and are unsure why Jones lost control of the vehicle. Source: WDSU Contact an Experienced New Orleans Car Accident Attorney Unfortunately, auto accidents like this happen far too often in New Orleans. Police must investigate these crashes thoroughly to determine the cause and hold those responsible accountable. At The Johns Law Firm, we understand how devastating these accidents are for the families and friends of the victims.  If you sustain injuries or lose a loved one in an accident, please contact one of our New Orleans car accident attorneys or call us at 866-762-0302 to set up a free consultation. We will fight to get you the compensation you deserve. Our deepest condolences go out to the families of the victims of this horrible incident. If a family member would like the name of a person removed for any reason, please click the “Remove Post” link. REMOVE POST

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Rollover Accident on I-220 Leaves One Person Dead

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Shreveport, LA (May 29, 2020) — One person died Friday morning after a rollover crash on I-220 due to a blown-out tire. The accident occurred just before noon at I-220 and Lakeshore Drive. According to Caddo Parish Lt. James Houston, a car was heading east in the inside lane when a pickup truck driven by 68-year-old John Tillman entered the interstate’s outside lane from Lakeshore Drive. The car’s tire blew up, causing the driver to lose control and hit Tillman’s pickup. The pickup truck then flipped over, killing Tillman. Police are still investigating the accident. So far, no charges have been filed.  Source: KTBS Contact an Experienced Louisiana Car Accident Attorney Unfortunately, auto accidents like this happen far too often in Louisiana. Police must investigate these crashes thoroughly to determine the cause and hold those responsible accountable. At The Johns Law Firm, we understand how devastating these accidents are for the families and friends of the victims.  If you sustain injuries or lose a loved one in an accident, please contact one of our Louisiana car accident attorneys or call us at 866-762-0302 to set up a free consultation. We will fight to get you the compensation you deserve. Our deepest condolences go out to the families of the victims of this horrible incident. If a family member would like the name of a person removed for any reason, please click the “Remove Post” link. REMOVE POST

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Motorcyclist Dies in Two-Vehicle Accident on North Broad Street

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New Orleans, LA (May 29, 2020) — The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a crash involving two vehicles that left a motorcyclist dead on Friday afternoon. The accident happened around 4:22 p.m. at the 2000 block of North Broad Street. According to police, the driver of a Jeep Compass and a motorcyclist were both heading east on North Broad Street when they collided near the intersection at Duels Street. The driver of the motorcycle, who has not been identified, was ejected from his vehicle and died at the scene of the accident. A female passenger on the motorcycle was also injured and sent to the hospital. NOPD is still investigating the cause of the crash. We will continue to monitor this story for additional updates. Source: WVUE, WWL Contact an Experienced New Orleans Motorcycle Accident Attorney Unfortunately, auto accidents like this happen far too often in New Orleans. Police must investigate these crashes thoroughly to determine the cause and hold those responsible accountable. At The Johns Law Firm, we understand how devastating these accidents are for the families and friends of the victims.  If you sustain injuries or lose a loved one in an accident, please contact one of our New Orleans motorcycle accident attorneys or call us at 866-762-0302 to set up a free consultation. We will fight to get you the compensation you deserve. Our deepest condolences go out to the families of the victim of this horrible incident. If a family member would like the name of a person removed for any reason, please click the “Remove Post” link. REMOVE POST

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Early Morning Crash on Hooper Road Leaves One Person Dead

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Baton Rouge, LA (May 26, 2020) — A crash in Baton Rouge on Tuesday morning left one man dead after his vehicle hit a billboard. The accident happened around 6:34 a.m. at the 4800 block of Hooper Road near the Baton Rouge Metro Airport. According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, 30-year-old Scott Leroy was driving on Hooper Road in his 2015 Chevrolet Traverse when he failed to navigate a curve in the road. Leroy then struck the pole of billboard on the side of the road. BRPD spokesman Sgt. Don Coppola Jr. says that Leroy was pronounced dead at the scene. Police are still investigating the cause of the accident. It is still unclear whether speed was a factor in the crash. Sources: BRPROUD, WBRZ, The Advocate Contact an Experienced Louisiana Car Accident Attorney Unfortunately, auto accidents like this happen far too often in Louisiana. Police must investigate these crashes thoroughly to determine the cause and hold those responsible accountable. At The Johns Law Firm, we understand how devastating these accidents are for the families and friends of the victims.  If you sustain injuries or lose a loved one in an accident, please contact one of our Louisiana car accident attorneys or call us at 866-762-0302 to set up a free consultation. We will fight to get you the compensation you deserve. Our deepest condolences go out to the families of the victims of this horrible incident. If a family member would like the name of a person removed for any reason, please click the “Remove Post” link. REMOVE POST

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Crash in Avondale Leaves 1 Dead, 3 Injured

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New Orleans, LA (May 24, 2020) — One person died and three others were injured after a single-car accident in Avondale. The crash happened Saturday night around 10:30 p.m. at the 300 block of Pat Drive. According to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office, a Chevrolet Trailblazer with four occupants hit a parked vehicle and then ran into a tree. When deputies arrived on the scene, one of the passengers, 15-year-old Khalil Washington, was pronounced dead. Emergency responders rushed the 17-year-old driver and two other injured occupants to the hospital to be treated. The JPSO is still investigating the cause of the crash. No additional information about the driver or other passengers has been released at this time. Sources: WVUE, NOLA Contact an Experienced New Orleans Car Accident Attorney Unfortunately, auto accidents like this happen far too often in New Orleans. Police must investigate these crashes thoroughly to determine the cause and hold those responsible accountable. At The Johns Law Firm, we understand how devastating these accidents are for the families and friends of the victims.  If you sustain injuries or lose a loved one in an accident, please contact one of our New Orleans car accident attorneys or call us at 866-762-0302 to set up a free consultation. We will fight to get you the compensation you deserve. Our deepest condolences go out to the families of the victims of this horrible incident. If a family member would like the name of a person removed for any reason, please click the “Remove Post” link. REMOVE POST

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Woman Injured, Recovering After Car Falls into Lake Pontchartrain

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New Orleans, LA (April 28, 2020) — A woman is now recovering from her injuries at home after her car fell into the middle of Lake Pontchartrain when she was rear-ended by another vehicle Monday afternoon. The crash happened in the northbound lanes of the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway. According to Causeway Police, 25-year-old Nakia Stonom was driving north on the bridge in her Hyundai Elantra when she realized she forgot something from her work and needed to go back. She then tried to pull into crossover #4 in the left lane and was hit by the pickup truck behind her. Her car then hit a guardrail and flipped several times before landing the water. Stonom escaped from her car by exiting her open window and suffered only minor injuries. Causeway patrol officers Shane Gaeta and Dareale Sopsher, along with a few bystanders, rescued Stonom from the lake. She is currently recovering from the accident at home. According to Causeway officials, the guardrail that Stonom hit is from the 70s and the section of the bridge she was on has not received new ones as part of a $100 million safety improvement project.  Causeway Police are still investigating the cause of the accident. So far, no charges have been filed in the crash. Source: WVUE Contact an Experienced New Orleans Car Accident Attorney Unfortunately, auto accidents like this happen far too often in New Orleans. Police must investigate these crashes thoroughly to determine the cause and hold those responsible accountable. At The Johns Law Firm, we understand how devastating these accidents are for the families and friends of the victims.  If you sustain injuries or lose a loved one in an accident, please contact one of our New Orleans car accident attorneys or call us at 866-762-0302 to set up a free consultation. We will fight to get you the compensation you deserve. Our deepest condolences go out to the families of the victims of this horrible incident. If a family member would like the name of a person removed for any reason, please click the “Remove Post” link. REMOVE POST

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Single-Car Crash in Gentilly Kills Woman

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New Orleans, LA (April 29, 2020) — A woman died Tuesday night after crashing her car on I-610 in Gentilly. The crash occurred around 4:30 p.m. near Franklin Avenue. According to the New Orleans Police Department, the driver of the car, who has not yet been identified, was heading west on I-610 when she struck a guardrail and flipped her car. Emergency responders pronounced her dead at the scene. The NOPD is still investigating the cause of the accident. We will continue to monitor this story for any additional updates. If you have any information regarding the incident, please contact Officer Richard Chambers at 504-658-6215. Source: WGNO Contact an Experienced New Orleans Car Accident Attorney Unfortunately, auto accidents like this happen far too often in New Orleans. Police must investigate these crashes thoroughly to determine the cause and hold those responsible accountable. At The Johns Law Firm, we understand how devastating these accidents are for the families and friends of the victims.  If you sustain injuries or lose a loved one in an accident, please contact one of our New Orleans car accident attorneys or call us at 866-762-0302 to set up a free consultation. We will fight to get you the compensation you deserve. Our deepest condolences go out to the families of the victims of this horrible incident. If a family member would like the name of a person removed for any reason, please click the “Remove Post” link. REMOVE POST

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