Union Parish, LA (June 24, 2023) – An explosion reported in the Union Parish area claimed one person’s life while leaving multiple other victims with injuries.

The incident occurred on June 20.

According to reports, an explosion took place at an oil well site located on Louisiana Highway 15 in the area near Johnson Road during the morning hours. The incident prompted authorities to close off the roadway during the early morning hours as they worked to provide assistance on-site.

One person suffered fatal injuries as a result of the explosion. Four others suffered injuries. Pafford EMS and the Union Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness responded to the scene to provide assistance. The victims were transported to area hospitals for emergency care.

At this time, the incident is being investigated.

We hope the injured victims are able to recover quickly.

Our condolences go out to the family of the victim who died in this explosion.

Fatal Explosions in Louisiana

Fatal explosions take place far too often in the United States. The unfortunate truth is that many of these incidents are preventable. We see far too many innocent people die as a result of oil well explosions that are caused by negligent and reckless actions.

The aftermath of a fatal explosion can be devastating for those affected, causing physical harm, emotional trauma, and financial losses. If you have lost a loved one as a result of a fatal oil explosion, it is important to seek out the assistance of a qualified fatal explosion lawyer as soon as possible who can help navigate the complex legal system and hold responsible parties accountable for their negligence.

After the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one, our dedicated legal team will investigate the incident to determine what caused it to take place. We will identify any acts of negligence that led to the explosion and those who are responsible. We will then help your family take legal action against the responsible party so that you are able to get justice for your loved one.

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