Lake Charles, LA (September 4, 2019) – According to police, a fatal pedestrian accident involving a child took place on Tuesday night on L’Acadie Drive.
The accident occurred around 7:02 p.m. at 1500 L’Acadie Drive in Lake Charles when a vehicle was pulling into a driveway and struck a 5-year-old child.
Police officers and emergency responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. After arriving at the scene and assessing the situation, paramedics attempted to provide medical intervention, but the child succumbed to his injuries while on the scene, as a result of the accident.
At this time, the investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues. The identity of those involved has not yet been released.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads with particular risks due to the fact that they have few protections from harm. Louisiana is rated as the 4th most dangerous state when it comes to pedestrian accidents, which is why lawmakers are looking to change the course of these accidents and reduce numbers once and for all. If you have lost someone you love in a pedestrian accident, a wrongful death attorney will be able to assist you in your time of need.
At Fisher Injury Lawyers, our accident attorneys have stood by the sides of many victims and continue to seek compensation for those who have suffered some of the most immeasurable losses. We understand that nothing compares to the losses that a person suffers after one of these accidents. Please reach out to us for more information on how we can assist you at (225) 766-1234.
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Disclaimer: Fisher Injury Lawyers is an involved member of our local community, and as such, our intent is always to improve the lives and safety of those in our community. These accidents are a devastating reality of life in our cities and across our state. Our hearts go out to all those affected by them. We hope that by casting a light on these accidents, we will encourage others to take more care in their daily lives to avoid accidents in the future. These posts are not a solicitation for business, and the information included in them should not be construed as legal or medical advice. If you’ve been involved in an accident, you should contact a qualified attorney to discuss the specifics of your case. We wish the best for all those affected by these accidents. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.