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Braithwaite, LA – 1 Killed, 1 Injured In Wreck On LA-39 At Marc’s Ln

Braithwaite, LA (August 26, 2019) – On the morning of Monday, August 26, there was a fatal crash reported near Braithwaite. Louisiana State Police (LSP) responded to the scene around 7:00 a.m. at LA-39 near Marc’s Lane. 

According to initial reports, 47-year-old Vondria Paloade was traveling southbound on LA-39 in a 2006 Pontiac G6 when she swerved off and then re-entered the roadway. She crossed into the northbound lane, striking a 2019 Jeep Cherokee driven by 46-year-old Cassandra Reddick of Braithwaite.

Paloade sustained fatal injuries in the crash and was pronounced deceased at the scene. Reddick was also injured in the crash and transported to University Medical Center in New Orleans.

An investigation into the collision is ongoing.

Our thoughts are with everyone who was affected by this terrible accident.  Our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased.

Wrong-Way Collision in Louisiana

Braithwaite, LA - 1 Killed, 1 Injured In Wreck On LA-39 At Marc’s LnHead-on collisions can result in catastrophic injuries. These crashes generate high-level forces due to the speed of the vehicles involved. Even though head-on accidents only account for 2 percent of all crashes in the U.S., they are involved in around 10 percent of all fatal car crashes.

The injuries resulting from a head-on crash can be devastating. Victims are likely to suffer from traumatic brain injury or spinal cord issues after a head-on crash. These injuries often require extensive medical expenses, and sadly, may result in death. 

The experienced Louisiana wrong-way crash attorneys at Fisher Injury Lawyers understand that recovery after a collision is a difficult process. We have a 98 percent success rate on over 1,000 cases, and we want to help you recover after an accident. Give us a call at (225) 766-1234 if you have been harmed by another driver. 

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