Police said they do not believe that alcohol or drugs played a role in the tragedy. Instead, the violent, head-on interstate crash has been blamed on confusion in an older driver.
Most of the country seems to be loosening marijuana laws while Louisiana keeps a tight lid on cannabis.
Children love summertime. There’s no school to attend and it’s often the time in which families travel on vacations to theme parks, nature getaways and more. For children of divorced parents, arrangements for travel and visitations can be complicated, sometimes awkward and far too often hostile.
Every year, new cars come equipped with innovative features designed to dazzle prospective buyers. Cars can now park themselves, keep track of which lane you’re in and even clean their own windows.
Whether you get behind the wheel after a long day or a poor night’s sleep, you may realize how tired you are but fail to question your ability to drive. This becomes dangerous when your fatigue mixes with the potential monotony of driving on familiar Lake Charles roads, darkness, comfort in the car and more.
If you drive east from Lake Charles on Interstate 10 for 150 miles or so, you will arrive in Ascension Parish, which is known as one of the 22 parishes that are the heart of Acadiana, the traditional home of the Cajun people.