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New Orleans, LA (April 1, 2020) — An accident in New Orleans East on Wednesday afternoon has left one dead and another injured.

The crash happened around 2:30 p.m. at the intersection of Chef Menteur Highway and Alcee Fortier Blvd.

The New Orleans Police Department says that a silver Buick went over the median and hit a gray pickup truck. This collision caused the Buick to flip over.

The driver of the Buick, whose identity remains unknown, died at the scene of the accident. Emergency services rushed the driver of the pickup truck to the hospital. Their condition is unknown.

The crash is still under investigation by the New Orleans Police Department.

Source: WVUE

Contact an Experienced Louisiana Car Accident Attorney

Unfortunately, auto accidents like this happen far too often in Louisiana. 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 Louisiana car 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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