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Metairie, LA – Truck Accident On I-10 Leads To Serious Injuries

Metairie, LA (August 21, 2019) – Around 7:40 a.m. this morning, police responded to the scene of a truck accident that took place on Interstate 10 in Metairie.

Authorities arrived at the scene where they found an 18-wheeler had been involved in an accident. The collision caused the truck’s tank to burst open and spill fuel across the roadway.

State troopers confirmed that there were injuries in the accident but they were not believed to be life-threatening in nature. Authorities have not disclosed the nature or severity of the victims’ injuries sustained in the accident.

The number and type of other vehicles involved in the crash has not been released by state troopers.

The investigation into the accident is ongoing.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Truck Accidents in Louisiana 

Metairie, LA – Truck Accident on Interstate 10 Leads to Serious ResultsTruck accidents are some of the most catastrophic accidents that take place on our roads due to the fact that they are so large compared to other vehicles. However, they do not happen as commonly as other types of accidents due to the fact that truck drivers are some of the safest drivers on our roadways. If you have been injured in a Louisiana truck accident at the hands of what you believe is a negligent driver, you have many rights under the law.

At Fisher Injury Lawyers, we understand the complexities that might be prevalent in truck accidents that have taken place at the hands of a reckless party. Truck accidents continue to happen on a regular basis due to aspects like fatigued driving, speeding, and drunk driving. When truckers are putting in long hours on our roads, accidents are going to happen. Please contact us for more information 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.