Fatal crash on 1-10 closes EB lanes near Highway 11 exit

Jim Hanzo
March 14, 2019 - 3:29 pm

The NOPD is investigating a fatal traffic accident that occurred in the Seventh District.

An adult male driver was heading westbound on Interstate 10 near the Highway 11 exit when, for reasons unknown, the driver lost control of the vehicle, causing it to flip and come to rest in the eastbound lanes of I-10.

The driver died at the scene.

All eastbound lanes of I-10 are temporarily closed. 

Drivers are urged to avoid the area if possible

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