Opelousas, LA – Man & Son Injured In Hit-And-Run Near Opelousas Junior High
Opelousas, LA (August 31, 2019) – A hit-and-run collision occurred in Opelousas, LA, on the evening of Saturday, August 24. The incident reportedly took place around 7:20 p.m. on W Jefferson Street, just behind Opelousas Junior High School. A man and his son were involved in the accident.
The driver hit the victims head-on and failed to remain at the scene of the accident. Authorities are currently seeking any information that may lead to the identity of the driver involved.
The father and son were transported to a local medical facility for treatment of their injuries.
Further details surrounding the accident have not yet been released. Police are investigating the cause of the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Hit-and-Runs in Louisiana
The rate of hit-and-run crashes is increasing across the state of Louisiana. Louisiana is ranked second in the country in regards to hit-and-run fatalities. The thousands of drivers traveling the state’s roadways produce vulnerable situations for pedestrians as these accidents are unexpected and can happen at any time.
When drivers do not take reasonable care to drive safely, others are put in danger. These crashes are highly illegal and can result in significant injuries, often death. If you or a loved one has been injured in a hit-and-run, you should contact a Louisiana hit-and-run attorney immediately to obtain lost compensation.
For over two decades, the firm of Fisher Injury Lawyers has helped countless victims recover millions to cover the costs of damages related to an accident. We can fight for you and bring the at-fault party to justice. If you have any questions, call us today at (225) 766-1234 to see how we can fight for you.
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