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New Orleans, LA (February 17, 2020) — A 62-year-old motorcyclist died after crashing with an 18-wheeler on I-10 Monday night. The accident occurred at around 6:37 p.m. on the I-10 Highrise Bridge.

The New Orleans Police Department states that the motorcyclist, whose name has not been released, was driving eastbound behind the 18-wheeler. When both vehicles reached the top of the bridge, the motorcycle struck the back of the trailer, ejecting the driver from his motorcycle. 

The 62-year-old man was rushed to the hospital where he later died from his injuries. Police are still investigating the cause of the accident.

Source: NOLA

Contact an Experienced New Orleans Motorcycle Accident Attorney

Unfortunately, motorcycle accidents like this happen far too often in New Orleans. Police must investigate these crashes thoroughly to determine the cause and hold those responsible accountable. At The Johns Law Firm, we understand how devastating these accidents are for the families and friends of the victims. 

If you sustain injuries or lose a loved one in an accident, please contact one of our New Orleans motorcycle accident attorneys or call us at 866-762-0302 to set up a free consultation. We will fight to get you the compensation you deserve.

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