Sarepta, LA – 1 Killed, 1 Injured In ATV Crash At Muddy Bottoms
Sarepta, LA (September 2, 2019) – A deadly ATV accident occurred on Saturday, August 31st, according to local authorities. The incident took place Muddy Bottoms ATV and Recreation Park in Sarepta, LA. The crash took the life of the driver and seriously injured another passenger.
The deceased victim has been identified as 32-year-old Byron Dawson of Denham Springs. The crash happened just after midnight when, for unknown reasons, Dawson lost control of the ATV. The passenger, 28-year-old Julissa Polite of Baton Rouge, was seriously injured and life-flighted to Ochsner LSU Health in Shreveport for treatment.
No other information is readily available. Local officials are currently investigating the accident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Byron Dawson at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family in hopes of a full recovery.
ATV Crashes in Baton Rouge
According to recent studies, injuries related to ATV accidents have become more common in the U.S. Usually, riders are often just trying to enjoy themselves while operating an ATV. However, crashes involving these vehicles often cause life-threatening injuries.
Whenever a driver is unable to properly operate an ATV, they can easily cause severe injuries to themselves and others. Sadly, in serious cases, these accidents can result in death. Victims and their families should always protect their legal rights after an ATV accident.
The team of experienced Baton Rouge personal injury attorneys at Fisher Injury Lawyers understands that being injured in a crash is a difficult time. We want to help you recover the compensation you are due after an accident. If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident caused by another driver, contact our law offices today at (225) 766-1234.
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