In our previous post we discussed the tragic death of MTV star Ryan Dunn in a fiery car crash last week. Controversy surrounded Dunn's high speed car accident because Dunn has a history DUI arrests and posted a photo of himself drinking to the social networking site Twitter on the evening of his death.
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MTV viewers in the Baton Rouge area and throughout the country were shocked to learn of the death of "Jackass" star Ryan Dunn in a car accident last Monday. The 34-year-old Reality-TV star appeared in the hit show "Jackass," three "Jackass" films, and other films and television shows. The actor was known for his amateur daredevil stunts which placed him in dangerous and awkward positions.
In our previous post we discussed the dramatic Baton Rouge car crash that happened last Monday on Interstate 12. The car accident involved three cars and sent four young children to the hospital.
Car accidents injure many children in the Baton Rouge area every year. Children are especially vulnerable to suffering serious injuries in area car accidents because children tend to be smaller and more physically fragile than adults. Personal injuries from area car accidents may disfigure a child for life or hinder the child's education.
Historically, attempts by Louisiana lawmakers to ban motorists' use of hand-held cell phones while driving have not gone well, and this year is no different.
According to recent data released by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, drivers of SUVs are significantly less likely to die in motor vehicle accidents than those driving smaller vehicles.
A Louisiana man who was hit by a dump drunk in Jefferson County, Texas recently filed a lawsuit for damages arising from the accident, which left him with physical and emotional pain.
Earlier this week, a Weogufka man who survived a truck accident that went up in flames is thanking his lucky stars, and calling it a miracle that he made it out alive.
We wrote in a recent post that Lafayette police arrested seven individuals who had been involved in a scam to defraud car insurance companies. Those individuals had reportedly filed over $400,000 in false insurance claims by staging numerous car accidents, mostly on US 90 and the Evangeline Throughway.