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Zachary, LA – 1 Killed, 1 Injured In Head-On Crash With Bus On LA-19 Near Sunset Blvd

Zachary, LA (August 29, 2019) – Officials of the Zachary Police Department (ZPD) were at the scene of a deadly crash involving a stolen vehicle on Wednesday, August 28. The crash took place on LA-19 in the area between Sunset Boulevard and Pride Port Hudson Road around 2:30 p.m. The crash involved a head-on collision with a school bus. 

The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner’s Office identified the deceased victims as 36-year-old Dustin Adams. The pickup truck Adams’ was driving at the time of the crash was reported stolen. The accident occurred when the truck unexpectedly collided with a school bus in a head-on crash. There were no students on board the bus at the time of the accident.

There was another individual injured in the accident. ZPD has not yet released the identification of the other injured individual, nor the status of their injuries. 

An investigation is underway into the cause of the collision.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Dustin Adams at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.

Head-On Collisions in Louisiana

Zachary, LA - 1 Killed, 1 Injured In Head-On Crash With Bus On LA-19 Near Sunset BlvdHead-on car wrecks are extremely dangerous and can potentially result in life-changing injuries for those involved. These accidents are often the result of careless drivers who veer into oncoming traffic or who engage in unsafe behaviors behind the wheel. Head-on crashes account for nearly 10 percent of all deadly car crashes in the U.S. each year. 

The resulting injuries after a head-on crash can be particularly severe. In many cases, victims may be unable to return to work in order to cover their medical expenses. This can make the recovery process extremely difficult. 

The Louisiana car wreck attorneys at Fisher Injury Lawyers believe in helping victims of a wreck caused by another’s negligence. Victims should never have to take on the financial burden resulting from a negligent car accident. If you have been injured due to a reckless driver, call us today at (225) 766-1234.

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