Opelouses, LA (September 11, 2019) – On Tuesday, September 10, police responded to the scene of a truck accident involving a train that occurred on LA Highway 3043 in Opelousas.
The truck had allegedly been headed across tracks when a train suddenly struck it. Injuries were sustained by the truck driver who was transported to the hospital for treatment of his injuries.
They are not sure of the exact circumstances leading to the accident but have been working on their investigation.
At this time, the accident investigation remains active.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims in this accident.
Louisiana has taken the 12th spot for the most frequent fatal train accidents, with many more receiving injuries in these serious crashes. Because of the fact that trains travel at such high speeds, the consequences that occur from these accidents can be quite severe. In the event of an accident involving a train, you might have questions for an experienced Louisiana personal injury attorney.
At Fisher Injury Lawyers, we have worked to assist many parties after they have been injured in an unexpected and severe accident at the hands of another party. For over 25 years, we have used our knowledge and skills as it pertains to Louisiana law to assist those in need. Please reach out to us for the help you deserve at this time at 225-766-1234.
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