Accident in New Orleans East claims man's life

Accident in New Orleans East claims man's life

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - New Orleans police are investigating a vehicle accident in New Orleans East that claimed the life of an unidentified 32-year-old man. The incident occurred Saturday around 4:52 p.m. in the 10800 block of Chef Menteur Highway.

Police say that a red car was traveling westbound on Chef Hwy when, for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed over the median and collided head-on with a blue car. The driver of the blue car was pronounced dead on the scene, while the passenger in that car was brought to a local hospital.

Both the driver and the passenger in the red car were also transported to a local hospital.

The investigation into the accident continues.

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