Calhoun, LA (August 23, 2023) – The Louisiana State Police confirmed that 51-year-old Patricia Eley of Simsboro, Louisiana lost her life due to a car crash that occurred on Monday in Calhoun.
LSP reports indicate that Jamie Bell was driving a 2022 Nissan Pathfinder northbound on Louisiana Highway 837 during the morning hours. For unknown reasons, the vehicle collided with a 2005 Dodge Ram pickup truck, which was driven by Anthony Cappo. The head-on collision blocked the roadway near Louisiana Highway 151 at around 4:00 a.m.
A passenger in the Nissan, identified as Eley, was fatally injured. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
The drivers of both vehicles were transported to local hospitals for medical care.
The cause of the collision remains under investigation at this time.
We hope the injured victims recover quickly.
Our sympathies go out to the family of Patricia Eley at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Louisiana
Every year, fatal accidents take the lives of countless people across Louisiana. Unfortunately, we see many families torn apart as a result of accidents that are completely preventable. We see innocent people suffer severe and fatal injuries due to the negligence of drivers. Drivers who are speeding, under the influence, distracted, or otherwise negligent continue to cause problems on roadways across our state.
After the loss of a loved one, your family has the ability to seek financial compensation for the losses and damages that you face. Working with our Calhoun wrongful death lawyer will provide you with the best chance of getting justice.
Our dedicated attorneys, specializing in wrongful death cases, are here to assist your family in seeking justice following the loss of a loved one in an automobile accident. We aim to secure compensation that includes:
- Funeral and burial costs resulting from the loss.
- Costs for repairing the vehicle or buying a replacement.
- Damages for the loss of companionship resulting from the unfortunate incident.
- Expenses related to the medical care your loved one needed before their passing.
- Compensation for lost earning capacity, loss of inheritance, and loss of benefits.
- Reimbursement for lost future earning potential if a return to work becomes impossible.
It is important that you reach out to our Calhoun wrongful death lawyers immediately to get started on protecting your legal rights. Our team will get started on your case right away to ensure you have the strongest evidence possible against the defendant.
At Parker Alexander Attorneys at Law, we understand the importance of protecting your legal rights and getting justice for you and your family. Our experienced car accident lawyers have extensive knowledge of Louisiana laws and are dedicated to helping our clients receive the maximum amount of compensation possible so they can recover from their losses after a devastating car crash. If you or someone you know has been involved in a car accident, contact our law firm today at 318-625-6262 to learn how we can help.
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