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Lafayette, LA – Semi-Truck Accident Causes Congestion along I-49 near LA 98

Lafayette, LA (June 20, 2019) – A local news source confirmed that a tractor-trailer was involved in an accident that took place along Interstate 49 in the vicinity of Gloria Switch Road (LA 98) at some time around 11:16 AM Thursday, June 20, 2019.

Based on the report issued this late morning, the semi-truck was involved in the crash along the junction of I-49 and LA 98. As a result of the incident, traffic along this route was backed up to East Pont Des Mouton Road along northbound I-49, while southbound I-49 experienced less backup.

This is an updating story. As more information is uncovered by authorities, more details will be released to public sources.

Our thoughts go with the victims of this accident.

Semi-Truck Accident in Lafayette

Lafayette, LA – Semi-Truck Accident Causes Congestion along I-49 near LA 98Ultimately, semi-truck accidents are among some of the most violent and unpredictable crashes that can take place along the roadways of America. Although the numbers have been steadily declining since 2006, Louisiana still boasts a relatively high rate of truck-related accidents in contrast to other U.S. states, with a rate of 89 fatal truck accidents in 2016 alone.

If you have sustained injuries in a semi-truck accident caused by wrongdoing and negligence, you and you may be entitled to file a personal injury claim against the responsible party. In this case, it would be in your best interest to speak with a Louisiana attorney who is knowledgeable in personal injury claims and 18-wheeler accidents. For over 25 years, our team at Fisher Injury Lawyers have won 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.

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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.