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Shannon Weidemann

Wilson Man Killed in Car Accident

A 23-year-old Wilson man was killed after driving his car over the center lane of La. 19 and hit a truck. His car caught on fire and he was unable to get out of the vehicle. Troopers were notified of the crash near La. 19 and La. 955 shortly before 3 a.m. Saturday, Brown said.Sims was unable to exit the vehicle when it burst into flames, and he was later pronounced dead at the scene by the…

Shannon Weidemann

Man Drives Car Over Levee in Baton Rouge

A man drove a Chrysler over a levee in Baton Rouge, it went airborne and landed in the Mississippi River. A fire fighter with the Baton Rouge Fire Department was the first to the scene. He had been trained in water rescue and was able to hold the driver’s head above the water until more help arrived.Firefighters searched the water around the car for other people who might have been in the…

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Car Accident Attorney Advice

Car accidents are responsible for over $150 billion per year (yes, BILLION) in costs resulting from injuries and property damage. It is important to know what to do in order to protect your legal rights if you are in an Louisiana accident and need a car accident attorney. The consumer legal information resource InjuryBoard.com provides some valuable information:First, call the police (and…