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Dump truck, pick-up truck collide sparking house fire

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Metairie, La. - Louisiana State Police and Jefferson Parish fire crews are on scene of a mobile home fire at River Road and Causeway where a dump truck collided with a pick-up truck.

The driver of the dump truck lost control and struck the back of the home around 8:30am.

Authorities on scene tell FOX 8 that a good samaritan riding a bike nearby helped rescue a woman that was trapped inside the home. The good samaritan used a piece of concrete to break the glass door to get the woman out. 

Her injuries are unknown.

A dog was killed in the accident due to smoke inhalation.

The driver of the pick-up truck was cited for failure to yield.

River Road is closed at Shrewsburry.

 

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