Fatal accident shuts down Chef Menteur Hwy

NEW ORLEANS -- A fatal accident on Chef Menteur Highway shut down the road in both directions.

According to NOPD, a white Ford F-150 and a green Chevrolet Silverado crashed into each other head-on around 5:30 a.m. in the 18000 block of Chef Menteur Highway.

The driver of the Chevrolet truck died on the scene according to police. The driver of the Ford truck was taken to a hospital by EMS for treatment. That driver's condition is unknown.

Toxicolog tests are pending and the investigation is ongoing.

No details were available on the crash or how many people were involved.

(© 2016 WWL)


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