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When someone is injured in an accident in New Orleans, it is important to gather information about what happens next.

Being injured in a serious accident is always a shocking and scary experience, and dealing with the aftermath is exhausting and stressful. Accident victims are forced to deal with hospitalization, medical treatments, missed work, and lost income, often while trying to manage pain and disability from their injuries. And then the insurance adjusters start circling. Find out more about accidents and what issues an injured person needs to be aware of by going to this link.

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Percent of U.S: 
1
State: 
Louisiana

Most recent accident reports

An NOPD officer was injured Tuesday (Jan. 21) when a driver sped through a stop sign and crashed into a police car, New Orleans police said.
Date: 
Monday, January 20, 2014
NOPD says five children sustained minor injuries in a school bus crash in Gentilly. The crash happened before 8 a.m. at the intersection of Franklin and Prentiss avenues when the bus backed into a car, according to police.
Date: 
Monday, January 20, 2014

State police say a 60-year-old Independent woman died in a two vehicle crash on Interstate 55 near Hammond.

The accident happened around 10 a.m. Monday.

Date: 
Sunday, January 19, 2014
Roadway: 
I-55
Type: Car Accident

Two women died Sunday night after their car ricocheted across Interstate 10. The cause of the crash is under investigation by the State Police but the women were likely driving above the speed limit, according to a spokeswoman.

Date: 
Saturday, January 18, 2014
Roadway: 
I-10
Type: Car Accident

The east side of Elysian Fields Avenue at Treasure Street will be closed for several hours Wednesday following a traffic accident that toppled a pole, NOPD said. Treasure Street in the 7th Ward for an estimated 4 to 5 hours Wednesday (Jan.

Date: 
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Type: Car Accident
NOPD says eight children were taken to the hospital after an accident involving a school bus. The children complained of minor injuries, according to police. The accident happened on I-10 eastbound at Louisa Street.
Date: 
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
A head-on collision Saturday in Terrebonne Parish put two boaters in the hospital, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. The accident occurred on Crooked Bayou near Dularge.
Date: 
Friday, January 3, 2014
Roadway: 
Crooked Bayou
A 4-year-old child died after he was run over on a private driveway in Buras on Wednesday, authorities said.
Date: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Roadway: 
Circle St.
City: 
Buras, LA
A 63-year-old Pearl River man was killed Tuesday night (Dec. 31) after a three-vehicle accident on Interstate 10 eastbound near Causeway Boulevard in Jefferson Parish, according to Louisiana State Police Troop B.
Date: 
Monday, December 30, 2013
Roadway: 
I-10
Type: Car Accident

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office said it is investigating the death of a 58-year-old triathlete who died Monday after being struck head-on by a vehicle while he was riding his bicycle. The crash occurred around 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

Date: 
Saturday, December 28, 2013
Roadway: 
Riverland Drive

Three police officers were injured while investigating a car crash on Interstate 10, New Orleans police.

According to preliminary reports, the accident happened on I-10 near the Esplanade exit about 2 a.m.

Date: 
Saturday, December 21, 2013
Roadway: 
I-10
Type: Car Accident
A pedestrian walking along Interstate 55 on Friday night was struck and killed near Amite.
Date: 
Friday, December 20, 2013
Roadway: 
I-55
One person has died after a collision involving a city Regional Transit Authority bus near Southern University of New Orleans' campus. The wreck happened around 12:30 p.m.
Date: 
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Roadway: 
Press Drive

A Harvey man was killed in a one-car accident in Plaquemines Parish on Thursday afternoon (Dec. 12), Louisiana State Police reported.

Date: 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Roadway: 
Louisiana 39
City: 
Harvey, LA
Type: Car Accident

N.O.P.D. says a man died and a woman was critically injured in a single car accident in the Desire neighborhood.

Date: 
Sunday, December 8, 2013
Roadway: 
I-10