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Lafayette, LA – Pedestrian Accident With Critical Injuries On Johnston Street

Lafayette, LA (August 28, 2019) – Yesterday around 7:30 p.m., August 27, Lafayette Police responded to the scene of a serious pedestrian accident that led to critical injuries.

The accident took place at 4500 Johnston Street. At the time, police say that a 49-year-old male attempted crossing the street when he was suddenly struck by the driver of a Nissan Frontier. The pedestrian and driver have not yet been identified.

Police have confirmed that the pedestrian was immediately transported to the hospital and has since been listed in critical condition.

The driver of the vehicle that struck the pedestrian was tested and was found not to be intoxicated at the time. They have not been charged with a crime. The circumstances of the accident remain under investigation at this time.

Our sincerest thoughts and prayers are warmly extended to the party injured in this accident. We hope that he will receive a full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in Louisiana 

Lafayette, LA – Pedestrian Accident with Critical Injuries on Johnston StreetLouisiana is no stranger to pedestrian accidents, which end in injuries and fatalities every single year. In fact, Louisiana is known as one of the states with the highest amount of fatalities stemming from pedestrian accidents across the U.S. It is currently ranked as the 4th most dangerous state for pedestrians. If you have been injured in one of these accidents, you might need the experienced help of a Louisiana personal injury attorney who understands that there are many damages that stem from these accidents.

Pedestrians are some of the most likely individuals to take on expensive medical costs and other damages across the state. These damages can cost anywhere from thousands to millions and can leave you in a difficult position as you work toward your recovery. Our team of skilled attorneys at Fisher Injury Lawyers want to ensure that your rights are protected every step of the way when it comes to your case. Please contact us to find out how we can assist you 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 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.