Multi-vehicle accident on Earhart Expressway causes delays

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Posted on March 7, 2013 at 8:33 AM

Updated Thursday, Mar 7 at 2:00 PM

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NEW ORLEANS -- An accident involving several vehicles eastbound at the end of the Earhart Expressway just before Carrollton Avenue at Monroe Street backed up traffic during the morning commute.

A delivery truck as well as multiple cars were involved.

Traffic was restricted one lane in the area. All lanes reopened around 9:15 a.m.

NOPD has confirmed that there were injuries in the accident. The Coca-Cola truck and several of the other vehicles involved in the pileup were towed away around 8:45 a.m.

Motorists are advised to take Airline Highway or River Road as alternate routes.

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