Jefferson County – Woman Hospitalized Following a Major Crash on Interstate 10
Posted on Thursday, July 4th, 2019 at 12:15 am
A Louisiana woman sustained injuries as a result of a collision after a chain-reaction crash on Interstate 10 last Sunday afternoon.
According to initial reports, the accident occurred just after 1:00 p.m. along the eastbound lanes of Interstate 10. Police said that a passenger vehicle was heading east on I-10 when it encountered a car problem. The driver tried to move the vehicle to the safe side of the road where another vehicle struck its rear, prompting a chain-reaction collision. The said incident involved a number of cars.
A female occupant of one of the vehicles sustained minor injuries from the force of the impact. He was rushed to Riceland hospital in Winnie.
No one else was injured.
There are no additional details available at this time.
Our deepest sympathies to the victim of this unfortunate event. We strongly believe that the Jefferson County Police Department will do everything to bring those responsible to justice.
Injuries caused by vehicle collisions can vary from crash to crash. Some injuries may heal within a span of days while others could paralyze a victim’s body for a month. The most commonly known car accident injuries include neck and chest and head and back injuries. Broken and ligament damages are also quite common.
Being a victim of a collision is an overwhelming experience. If you are a passenger in a car involved in crash, the first thing you should do is seek medical attention for yourself and anyone who needs it. After this, you’ll want to alert your insurance provider regarding damages or injuries you sustained from the collision. To submit a claim, you would need to gather documents supporting your claim. These may include a video of the scene or a photograph of the damages to the vehicles, police reports stating the facts of the accident, and medical records indicating the severity of your injury, to name a few.