Slidell, LA – Man Arrested For Deadly Hit-And-Run On I-59
Slidell, LA (August 29, 2019) – Louisiana State Police (LSP) were at the scene of a fatal hit-and-run accident on Thursday, August 29, in Slidell, LA. The wreck took place at around 4:15 p.m. on Interstate 59.
38-year-old Bobby Allison, Jr. of Picayune, MS, was traveling southbound in the left lane of I-50 in a 2004 Honda motorcycle. At the same time, 19-year-old Kyree Courington of New Orleans was driving a 2005 Dodge pickup truck in the right-hand lane. Courington merged into the left lane, making contact with Allison’s motorcycle and causing it to leave the roadway. Allison re-entered the interstate, colliding with a cable traffic barrier.
Allison was pronounced dead at the scene. Courington fled the scene of the accident but later turned himself in to authorities. The cause of the crash is under investigation.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Bobby Allison, Jr. at this time.
Hit-and-Run Crashes in Louisiana
Across the U.S., hit-and-run fatalities are on the rise. These crashes are often caused by drivers who are not paying proper attention to the road. In some cases, drivers are under the influence of alcohol or other drugs.
The consequences of hit-and-runs can be extremely severe. Unfortunately, these collisions often result in the death of the victim. Surviving family members are able to contact a local Louisiana hit-and-run accident lawyer in order to bring the responsible party to justice.
For over two decades, Fisher Injury Lawyers has helped thousands bring at-fault parties to justice for their role in a deadly accident. We also work diligently to help our clients recover lost compensation. If you have lost a loved one due to a hit-and-run, call our law offices today at (225) 766-1234.
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