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Baton Rouge, LA – Pickup Truck Driver Dies during Rescue Attempt after Flood

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Baton Rouge, LA (June 6, 2019) – During the onset of storms in Louisiana and Oklahoma today, one person died and property sustained extensive damage.

Baton Rouge, LA – Pickup Truck Driver Dies during Rescue Attempt after FloodThis morning, the Baton Rouge Mayor confirmed one person had died in the city following the onset of flood waters accompanying the dangerous storms. Earlier today, members of the Baton Rouge Police Department attempted to rescue the victim, who had been trapped inside a pickup truck stalled in a flooded street.

A news source confirmed the victim succumbed to severe injuries and died.

This accident accompanies a string of tragic accidents that had taken place in Oklahoma as well.

We would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to the family of the deceased driver. Our thoughts are with them.

Fatal Truck Accident in Baton Rouge

Even the safest roadways can become death traps after deadly weather brushes through the state. Besides issues with flash floods and overflowing rivers, residents of Louisiana also have to deal with subsequent problems related to poorly maintained roadways and dams. In a split second, a flood can inflict tremendous physical and emotional damage on victims.

If your loved one has been injured or has died in a car accident, you and your family members may be entitled to compensation. In this case, it would be in your best interest to speak with a Louisiana attorney who is knowledgeable in personal injury claims and car accident cases. For over 25 years, our team at Fisher Injury Lawyers have recovered a collected $125,000,000 for our clients and have won more than 98% of our cases over these two decades. To schedule a free consultation with one of our attorneys, contact us at 225-766-1234.

Note: To write and construct these stories, we utilize a variety of sources, including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accidents. As we are not present on the scene, these accounts may not reflect the reality of the situation or the injuries sustained. If you notice any discrepancies between our content and the accident, please inform our office as soon as possible and we will make the necessary corrections.

Disclaimer: Fisher Injury Lawyer is an involved member of our local community, and as such, our intent is always to improve the lives and safety of those in our community. These accidents are a devastating reality of life in our cities and across our state and our hearts go out to all those affected by them. We hope that by casting a light on these accidents, we will encourage others to take more care in their daily lives to avoid these accidents in the future. These posts are not a solicitation for business, and the information included in them should not be construed as legal or medical advice. If you’ve been involved in an accident, you should contact a qualified attorney to discuss the specifics or your case, and we wish the best for all those affected by these accidents.

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