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Concordia Parish, LA – Multi-Vehicle Crash Kills Motorcyclist On Louisiana Ave

Concordia Parish, LA (August 25, 2019) – According to Louisiana State Police (LSP), there was a deadly crash early on the morning of Sunday, August 25th around 1:05 a.m. Impairment is believed to be a factor in the accident that occurred on Louisiana Avenue, also known as US-84, near the Frogmore Plantation. 

According to initial reports, a 2008 Hyundai driven by 63-year-old Veria Coleman, of Jonesville, veered into the eastbound lanes and struck two motorcycles. As a result two additional motorcycles, behind the first pair, collided, overturning and ejecting the riders.

One of the ejected riders was then hit by a 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee, killing the rider. The deceased motorcyclist has been identified as 22-year-old Cody A. McClung.

Coleman was injured and transported to Riverland Medical Center. Five other people were injured in the crash and taken to Riverland Medical Center.

The cause of the collision is still under investigation.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Cody A. McClung at this time. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Motorcycle Crashes near Baton Rouge

Concordia Parish, LA - Multi-Vehicle Crash Kills Motorcyclist On Louisiana Ave d-On Motorcycle Crash At LA-449 & LA-1024Louisiana is a dangerous state for motorcyclists. Even helmets can’t prevent serious injuries, with over half of all motorcycle riders involved in fatal crashes wearing helmets at the time of impact. These crashes can be very sudden and unexpected, resulting in significant injuries to those involved. 

Motorcyclists are at a great disadvantage when involved in a crash with a larger motor vehicle. Sadly, these crashes can sometimes be deadly. The surviving family members of a victim may be eligible to obtain lost compensation with the help of a skilled Baton Rouge motorcycle accident lawyer.

After years of experience helping the residents of Louisiana, Fisher Injury Lawyers has the expertise and knowledge necessary to obtain the settlement you deserve. We have a proven track record, with zealous attorneys who are willing to assist you in your claim. Contact us at (225) 766-1234 if you or someone close to you has been injured by a careless motorist. 

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 Lawyers 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. 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 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 of your case. We wish the best for all those affected by these accidents. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.