Gonzales, LA – Ferika Tureaud Arrested For Deadly Pedestrian Wreck At LA-44 & LA-935
Gonzales, LA (September 1, 2019) – Louisiana State Police (LSP) have taken a driver into custody due to their role in a fatal pedestrian accident in Ascension Parish. The crash happened in the very early hours of Sunday, September 1, around 2:30 a.m. LSP responded to the scene of the accident at LA-44 (N Burnside Avenue) and LA-935 (E Bayou Narcisse Road.)
The accident took the life of 32-year-old Darryl Dean of Gonzales, LA. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the wreck. According to LSP officials, Tureaud was traveling eastbound on LA-44 in a 2013 Volkswagen Beetle when she hit Dean who was walking on the roadway.
Tureaud’s breathalyzer test showed that she was over the legal drinking limit, and she was taken into custody.
The accident is currently being investigated by LSP.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Darryl Dean at this time.
DUI Car Wrecks in Louisiana
From 2003 to 2012, at least 3,046 people were killed by drunk drivers in the state of Louisiana. Across the United States, statistics show that one in three car wrecks involved a drunk driver. It is important to be aware of these facts in order to stay safe on the roadways.
When drivers are intoxicated, they are often unable to make reasonable decisions behind the wheel. This may cause them to drive recklessly and injure others in the event of a crash. The damages resulting from drunk driving accidents can be very serious and impact the lives of their victims.
At Fisher Injury Lawyers, we have an experienced team of legal professionals on your side to fight for your rights. Our knowledgeable Louisiana car crash attorneys have recovered over $125 million dollars to our clients to help cover the costs of their damages after an accident. If you have recently been involved in an accident involving a drunk driver and need help, do not hesitate to contact our offices at (225) 766-1234 to discuss your case today.
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