Crash

Jim Hanzo
September 13, 2019 - 2:18 pm
Two people were killed in a fiery crash that happened on I-12 just after noon today. The crash involved two 18-wheelers and an SUV, about ten miles west of Hammond. Thick black smoke could be seen billowing out from at least one vehicle on fire I-12 eastbound re-opened about 4 p.m. The westbound...
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WWL Newsroom
August 28, 2019 - 9:34 pm
The Interstate 10 westbound bridge over the Atchafalaya Basin in Louisiana is now reopened after two days of being closed because of a fiery fatal crash which involved chemical tankers, cargo trucks and a passenger vehicle. News outlets report the eastbound lanes reopened early Tuesday. According...
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Jim Hanzo
August 15, 2019 - 9:47 am
Causeway southbound is now reopened after a crash involving an overturned vehicle. "We had a two-car crash on the southbound Causeway Bridge near the 21 mile marker, Causeway General Manager Carlton Dufrecheau said. One of the vehicles was a contruction vehicle with roofing nails that are scattered...
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Thomas Perumean/WWL First News
Thomas Perumean
June 30, 2019 - 5:36 pm
The pursuit of a robbery suspect through Metairie ended in a spectacular crash in Kenner Sunday Afternoon. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office Public Information Officer Glen Boyd says the driver was a suspect in a robbery earlier this weekend. Boyd says there were no serious injuries and no shots...
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Yazoo Herald - Jason Patterson
Thomas Perumean
May 24, 2019 - 4:15 pm
Amtrak passenger train 59, the southbound City of New Orleans, was involved in a railway crossing accident around 10:30 Friday morning. The accident happened in the small town of Bentonia, Mississippi when the train struck a tanker truck trying to cross the tracks. Jason Patterson, publisher of the...
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Thomas Perumean
May 15, 2019 - 9:16 am
Recovery efforts of an SUV that sailed off the southbound Causeway will get underway this morning at 11am. "On Wednesday, May 15, the southbound Causeway Bridge will be closed to all traffic from 11 AM to 2 PM for vehicle recovery from the Tuesday morning overboard. Please use an alternate route if...
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Jim Hanzo
March 15, 2019 - 8:30 pm
A bus taking people to Harrah's Casino in Biloxi crashed on I-10 eastbound near the Louisiana-Mississippi state line Friday afternoon, injuring 26 and had all lanes closed for a while. According to Hancock County Chief Deputy Jeremy Skinner, the bus was traveling from a casino in New Orleans to a...
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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...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 09, 2019 - 6:16 am
Just before 6:00am, a fiery crash closed all lanes of the I-10 East from Kenner toward Metairie near the Veterans Blvd. Exit. Initial reports indicated at truck burst into flames after it flew off the elevated interstate at that location and that another truck flipped on its side on the I-10. Cops...
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Jim Hanzo
November 15, 2018 - 10:02 am
A car crashed through the front glass of a coffee shop in Harahan this morning. The incident happened at the Cafe Latte Da on Citrus near Hickory. The vehicle was driven by a woman, but she was not injured and neither were anyone else in the coffee shop. One witness reported that 4 JPSO deputies...
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