A man who suffered injuries in a late November crash has died, according to reports from Lake Charles. Louisiana officials have charged the driver involved in the single-car accident with improper passing, but so far no more serious charges have been filed against her. As with many car accidents resulting in a fatality, this incident is still under investigation, and police have not ruled out further charges against the driver.
A two-vehicle crash has resulted in two fatalities, according to police in Baton Rouge. Louisiana authorities responded to the fatal accident, which closed an intersection for several hours to facilitate the investigation. As with many car accidents, charges may be forthcoming, depending upon the results of this investigation.
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.