Crash kills one person on Esplanade Ave.

Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 14, 2018 - 8:03 am

New Orleans Police say they are investigating a fatal crash.

"The NOPD is investigating a motor vehicle accident involving a fatality," according to Public Information Officer Gary Scheets. "The accident occurred at 6:52 a.m. at the intersection of Esplanade Avenue and North Rampart Street."

He says the crash involved two vehicles.  One of them appeared to have flipped onto its side.

"The driver of one vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. A the driver of the second vehicle was transported to a nearby hospital by EMS."

The condition of the second driver was not immediately available. 

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