Man swims out of car in lake after hit-and-run with 18-wheeler

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Posted on January 11, 2012 at 8:53 AM

Updated Tuesday, Nov 12 at 11:59 AM

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NEW ORLEANS - An empty car was found in the lake at the Twin Spans on Wednesday morning, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

Police discovered the car had been involved in a hit-and-run accident with an 18-wheeler late Tuesday night.

The driver, who was shaken up and suffered minor injuries, swam out of the water, according to the NOPD.

Police are looking for an 18-wheeler with the name "Raynor" on the side that reportedly hit the SUV.

Boh Bros construction was trying to figure out what happened since a guard rail was damaged.

A tow truck was on the way to the scene around 7:45 a.m. Wednesday morning.

 

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