Caldwell Parish, LA (October 2, 2023) - On Friday, the Louisiana State Police responded to the scene of a major motor vehicle accident in Caldwell Parish that claimed the lives of two people.
The accident took place just before 4:00 p.m. on September 29.
LSP reports indicate that a 2008 Dodge Caravan was traveling south on US Highway 165. For unknown reasons, the vehicle was involved in a collision with a 2019 Toyota Avalon at the intersection of Louisiana Highway 126.
The driver of the Toyota, identified as 60-year-old Rhonda Clark, was severely injured. She was transported to an area hospital, where she passed away from her injuries.
The driver of the Dodge, 53-year-old Vahona Armstrong, was pronounced deceased on-site as a result of her injuries.
At this time, the incident is being investigated.
Our condolences go out to the families of Rhonda Clark and Vahona Armstrong at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Louisiana
Around 1,000 people lose their lives as a result of automobile collisions in the state of Louisiana each year. Unfortunately, there are countless instances where these accidents are completely preventable. Acts of negligence continue to play a large role in many of the fatal collisions that take place in our state. Some of the most common causes of these accidents include:
- Drunk driving
- Following too closely
- Reckless driving
- Distracted driving
- Running red lights/stop signs
Regrettably, these and other acts of negligence continue to have a devastating impact on the lives of families across the state. The loss of a loved one can result in overwhelming financial burdens, such as funeral expenses and lost earnings. It can be incredibly difficult to deal with the aftermath of the fatal crash.
The unfortunate truth is that losing a loved one in a fatal collision is a devastating and traumatic experience. During this difficult time, it is important to seek legal help from a wrongful death lawyer in Caldwell Parish who can guide you through your options and fight for justice on behalf of your family. By seeking financial compensation for your losses, you can hold the responsible party accountable and find some level of closure while also securing much-needed financial support for your family's future.
At Parker Alexander Attorneys at Law, we are dedicated to providing exceptional legal representation for victims and families affected by negligence in Louisiana. With over eight decades of combined experience, our team has the knowledge and experience necessary to fight for your rights and seek justice on your behalf.
We understand the emotional and financial toll that a serious accident can have on you and your family, which is why we are committed to helping you get the compensation you deserve. Our lawyers hold ourselves to the highest standards of integrity and excellence, ensuring that every case is handled with care and compassion. If you have lost a loved one due to someone else's negligence, contact our Louisiana personal injury law firm at 318-625-6262 for a consultation.
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