Head-on Crash Takes Driver’s Life and Injures Truck Driver

A car accident is difficult for anyone involved. It can cause numerous injuries or death, on top of the property damage and medical expenses that can result from it. In a moment, life can be altered forever and having an auto accident attorney on your side can help you.

An article on NOLA.com tells about a 31-year old Ponchatoula woman killed in a head-on crash. Danielle Marie Kulick was driving her Mazda Mz3 eastbound on Louisiana 22 at the Tangipahoa River at 9:30 am, September 21. She swerved in the westbound lane when a Kenworth-Straight Truck hit her. Kulick was pronounced dead at the scene and police are investigating why she crossed the center line.

The truck driver was 48-year old Kevin Wayne Pete of Darrow. He was taken to North Oaks Hospital in Hammond. Pete was treated for minor injuries. The police reported that Kulick was not wearing a seat belt and Pete was. Though they do not suspect driver impairment, blood samples were taken from both parties involved.

An auto accident can cause a chain of events, including hospitalization, lost wages and medical expenses. There are a number of reasons car accidents happen, many of which are from driver negligence. If you or someone you know has been involved in a car accident, let Brandon Venegas, your Louisiana auto accident attorney, help you. If you have any questions or unusual circumstance, circumstances, contact us today! All consultations are free without obligation.