West Monroe, LA (October 30, 2023) - An automobile accident reported on the west side of Monroe claims one person’s life.
At around 4:40 p.m. on October 26, police officers with the West Monroe Police Department responded to a crash that occurred on Plum Street.
According to officials, a train was traveling through the area when it struck the pedestrian for unknown reasons.
The pedestrian, who has not been publicly identified, was fatally hurt in the crash and pronounced dead on site.
The accident is being investigated by the West Monroe Police Department at this time.
Our condolences are with the family of the pedestrian killed in this crash.
Fatal Auto Accidents in Louisiana
Fatal accidents in Louisiana take the lives of hundreds of people each year. Far too often, these crashes are caused by drivers who are reckless. There are several factors that contribute to the high rate of fatal pedestrian crashes that occur in our state every year. Some of these common factors are:
- Distracted driving
- Failure to yield
- Aggressive driving
- Impaired driving
After enduring the loss of a loved one due to a fatal collision, your family can file a claim for wrongful death against the person responsible. This type of legal action can help your family secure financial compensation for some of the damages that you face. This can include recovering compensation for:
- Emotional distress
- Property damage
- Burial costs
- Medical expenses
- Funeral expenses
- Lost wages
- Pain and suffering
To ensure your family has the best chance of getting justice, it is imperative that you seek help from a Monroe wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible. Your attorney will be able to help your family pursue a claim for these and other damages, so that you have the financial resources needed to move forward during this difficult time.
At Parker Alexander Attorneys at Law, we are dedicated to fighting for the rights of our clients and providing them with top-notch legal representation in wrongful death cases. Our team of experienced Monroe car accident lawyers has a proven track record of success and will work tirelessly to secure the compensation you deserve. We understand how difficult it can be to deal with the sudden loss of a loved one due to a fatal collision, which is why we are committed to guiding you through this difficult time and advocating for your best interests. If you have lost a loved one in a fatal crash, do not hesitate to contact us today for a free consultation by calling 318-625-6262. Let us help you get back on your feet and seek justice against those responsible for your suffering.
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