Impaired Motorist Drives the Wrong Way on the Bonnet Carre Spillway and Strikes Two 18-Wheelers

18-wheelers on the Bonnet Carre Spillway, causing both trucks to overturn. The first accident occurred when the truck driver swerved out of the motorist’s way to avoid a head-on collision. The second accident occurred only a few miles later when the impaired driver’s SUV struck the other 18-wheeler head-on. Fortunately, no fatalities were reported, but all drivers involved in the accidents suffered minor injuries. The impaired SUV driver was charged with DWI and other offenses.

The reckless act of intoxicated driving is an epidemic that continues to sweep the nation, leaving families devastated over such a senseless tragedy. In Louisiana, alcohol-related crashes were responsible for over 3,600 injuries and 259 deaths in 2012. At Broussard & David, our personal injury attorneys have a wealth of experience taking on complex motor vehicle accident claims, especially those involving intoxicated drivers. If you or a loved one have suffered injuries in an accident involving an impaired motorist, our attorneys can take your claims to court and fight for the just compensation that you deserve.

The attorneys at Broussard & David have the courtroom experience and skills necessary to represent victims hurt in motor vehicle accidents and they will fight to pursue justice. If you or a loved one was hurt in an auto accident, contact the attorneys at Broussard & David to discuss your legal rights at (337) 233-2323 (local) or (888) 337-2323 (toll-free).