A fatal three-vehicle accident involving two tractor-trailer trucks claimed the life of a Walker woman and left her husband in critical condition. One of the 18-wheelers attempted to change lanes on I-12 late Tuesday night when it struck the Volkswagen convertible carrying the two victims. The collision with the truck sent the convertible into the path of a second 18-wheeler. The woman died at the scene of the accident and her husband was taken to Our Lady of the Lake Medical Center in critical condition. Neither of the two tractor-trailer truck drivers suffered injuries and an investigation of the crash is underway.
Collisions with 18-wheelers can be especially catastrophic considering the size of the vehicle compared to other vehicles on the road. A minor lapse in attention can cause a crash with one of these trucks that can lead to devastating or fatal injuries. The circumstances surrounding motor vehicle accidents can often become complex, which may lead to issues determining responsibility for resulting damages. If you ever find yourself in an accident of this nature, it is pertinent to immediately contact a skilled personal injury attorney who can explain and protect your rights.
The attorneys at Broussard, David & Moroux have the courtroom experience and skills necessary to represent victims hurt in vehicular 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 & Moroux to discuss your legal rights at (337) 233-2323 (local) or (888) 337-2323 (toll-free).