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New Iberia, LA – 9-Year-Old Killed In Head-On Collision On LA-31

New Iberia, LA (August 28, 2019) – Police were called to the scene of a head-on collision on Tuesday, August 27 that led to the fatality of a 9-year-old child on LA-31.

The accident took place around 5 p.m. last evening near the Ruth Bridge Highway and involved three passenger vehicles. Police confirmed that a Ford Explorer was stopped in the southbound lanes of LA-31 waiting to make a left turn. A Ford F-150 was traveling south and swerved into the northbound lane to avoid striking the Explorer.

The Ford also struck a Honda Accord head-on traveling in the northbound lane, according to authorities.

A 9-year-old passenger in the Accord was severely injured and quickly transported to a local hospital. While there, he succumbed to his injuries and was tragically pronounced deceased.

All other individuals involved in the accident received injuries, some of whom were hospitalized.

Charges are pending and the investigation into the accident continues.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Fatal Accidents in Louisiana 

New Iberia, LA – 9-Year-Old Killed in Head-on Collision on LA-31In a year’s time, it is estimated that thousands of lives are taken in fatal accidents across Louisiana, many of which take place due to negligent reasons. These accidents commonly happen due to drunk driving, distractions, speeding, fatigue, and more. In the event of a fatal multi-vehicle accident, you might be feeling lost, especially when a child has been taken from you prematurely. Our skilled wrongful death attorneys are here to offer our assistance when you need it most.

At Fisher Injury Lawyers, we have the experience and dedication needed to help you gain the best results when it comes to your case. Many families have reached out to us when they have become emotionally and financially exhausted due to losing somebody special to them. If you are finding it difficult to get back on your feet after a fatal accident, please do not hesitate to contact us for help at (225) 766-1234.

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