Driver injured after veering off elevated part of I-10 says NOPD

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The New Orleans Police Department is investigating after a driver reportedly flies off of the elevated part of Interstate 10 and lands near Claiborne Avenue.

Police, who label the incident as a hit and run, say the driver of a truck hit the guard rail and veered off of the interstate.

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The driver, an adult male was transported by EMS to the hospital to be treated for his injuries. The driver’s identity and the extent of their injuries is unknown at this time.

There is no further information at this time as the investigation is ongoing.

If anyone has information regarding this accident contact the NOPD at (504) 821-2222 call Crimestoppers anonymously at (504) 822-1111or toll-free at1-877-903-7867.

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