Metairie car crash kills two

METAIRIE, LA - A weekend car crash claimed the lives of two women, according to Louisiana State Police.

The crash happened Sunday around 11pm on I-10 near Cleary Avenue.

State Police say the driver, identified as 31 year-old Susan Perez, was driving a 2004 Toyota Camry east on I-10 when veered to the left and struck a concrete barrier.

The vehicle then crossed the eastbound lanes of the interstate and struck the right guardrail. The front passenger, identified as 35 year-old Karla Ordonez, and Perez were pronounced dead on the scene.

Police say speed is believed to be a factor in the crash. Both women were wearing seat belts and impairment is unknown. Toxicology tests are pending.

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