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Crash leads to carjacking at busy Lakeview intersection

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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

A 40-year-old man was carjacked early Friday morning following a car crash at a busy Lakeview intersection.

The incident happened around 1:30 a.m. Friday at the intersection of Fleur De Lis Drive and Veterans Memorial Blvd.

New Orleans police say that the victim was stopped at a red light when a light grey Impala struck the rear of his car. The victim got out of his vehicle to access the damage, officers say.

At this time, police say two armed men jumped out of the Impala and demanded the victim's vehicle. One of the suspects fled in the victim's vehicle. The other fled the scene in the Impala.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Crimestopeprs at (504) 822-1111.

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