Two people tragically lost their lives following a head-on crash in St. James Parish. The two individuals have been identified by Louisiana State Police as a 24-year-old man and a 31-year-old man, both from out of state. No one else was in either vehicle, and police are conducting toxicology tests on both drivers to help determine the cause of the accident. This is standard procedure in fatal car accidents.
One person has been killed in a head-on crash in Beauregard Parish, police have confirmed. Louisiana State Police responded to the car accident that claimed the life of a passenger in one of the vehicles. Car accidents causing fatalities are always investigated thoroughly, and sometimes result in criminal charges, though none have been announced in this case as of this report.
Rainy weather can create challenging traffic conditions. This is why it is so important for drivers to slow down, give others plenty of space and be attentive when driving in rain.
Many people forget that even commercial truck drivers are individuals just like us. Even individuals who drive for their job commit serious driver errors that can cause devastating accidents. Weighing up to 80,000 pounds, 18-wheelers can do a lot of damage to a car that ends up in its path.