NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The NOPD is investigating a traffic accident that claimed the life of an unidentified adult male Tuesday.
The accident took place on Earhart Boulevard near South Broad Street.
Police said at about 6:45 p.m., a four-door Lincoln was speeding northbound on Earhart Boulevard when for unknown reasons the driver lost control of his vehicle and struck the cement median and a tree. The vehicle then flipped onto its roof.
EMS arrived on the scene and pronounced the driver dead. Two male passengers, ages 21 and 27, were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Blood and alcohol tests are pending, and the investigation is ongoing.