Lakefront traffic accident kills driver of 18-wheeler

Lakefront traffic accident kills driver of 18-wheeler

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a traffic fatality that killed the driver of an 18-wheeler.

The accident happened around 1.p.m Thursday at the intersection of Marconi and Lakeshore Drive.

Police say the driver of a red Nissan Altima was also involved in the crash and has was transported to the hospital.

Police have not released any additional information.

The name of the truck driver has not been released.

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