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New Orleans, LA – Lane Closures On Highrise Bridge After Accident

New Orleans, LA (August 20, 2019) – A multi-vehicle injury accident occurred in New Orleans causing significant traffic delays on I-10 near the Highrise Bridge. In the early morning of Tuesday, August 20, around 8:46 a.m. a crash resulted in the left lanes of I-10 WB being closed near the Highrise Bridge. 

After the crash, one westbound lane was blocked due to the collision. The ensuing traffic reportedly had reached back-up as far as Crowder Boulevard. The bridge reopened following the clearance of the wreck and the resulting debris caused by the collision. 

Emergency responders arrived at the scene of the wreck to render aid to those who were injured. Those whose injuries could not be handled at the scene were transported to local area hospitals for further treatment.

Officers from the local police department were on the scene investigating the cause of the accident. More information will be released as the investigation continues.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Speeding-Related Wrecks in Louisiana

New Orleans, LA - Lane Closures On Highrise Bridge After AccidentWreck At Airline Hwy & Stumberg LnReckless driving can take many forms on the road, including speeding, which is the leading cause of car wrecks in Louisiana. When a driver is speeding, he or she often does not have enough time to stop when they notice a roadway hazard. This can cause severe injuries when involved in a collision.

The forces involved in a high-speed crash often result in costly damages. Victims will often take on unexpected damages, including medical bills or lost income, after being injured in a crash. Injured victims should always protect their legal rights by contacting an experienced Baton Rouge auto accident attorney

Fisher Injury Lawyer’s team of attorneys understands the law and how to negotiate your ideal settlement. We have helped countless victims recover compensation after an accident. If you have been involved in a crash caused by a careless motorist, contact our law offices today at (225) 766-1234. 

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