Pride, LA – Clinton Woman Killed In Semi Wreck On Greenwell Springs Rd
Pride, LA (August 30, 2019) – Reports from the Louisiana State Police (LSP) indicated that a woman from Clinton was killed in a two-car collision in Pride, LA. The accident took place around 5 a.m. on Greenwell Springs Road. The woman was killed when the driver of an 18-wheeler crossed the centerline of the roadway, striking her vehicle head-on.
A tractor-trailer being driven by 65-year-old Ricky Guilbeau, of Carencro, veered into oncoming traffic, striking a Chevy Silverado driven by 56-year-old Linda Burns. Burns sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by responding paramedics. Guilbeau was taken to a local medical facility for the treatment of sustained injuries.
The investigation into the cause of the crash is underway. We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Linda Burns at this time.
Centerline Crashes in Louisiana
Every day, drivers cross the centerline of a roadway and enter into a lane of oncoming traffic. This can easily result in a head-on crash, which is a particularly deadly type of traffic accident. Head-on collisions account for 10 percent of all deadly car crashes in the United States annually.
Drivers may cross the centerline of a roadway for many reasons. In most cases, the driver is just not paying attention, causing them to drift into an oncoming lane of traffic. This can have potentially deadly consequences for those involved.
The team of trained Louisiana head-on crash attorneys at Fisher Injury Lawyers understand the law and how to negotiate a settlement worthy of the damages of our clients. Our extensive experience has helped us cultivate a 98 percent success rate in our combined cases. If you or a loved one has been injured by a reckless driver, give us a call today at (225) 766-1234.
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