Car flips into canal during commute in eastern New Orleans

Car flips into canal during commute in eastern New Orleans
(FOX 8)
(FOX 8)

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A vehicle flipped into a canal in eastern New Orleans on Friday morning.

It happened around 7 a.m. near Mayo St. and N. I-10 Service Rd.

It is unclear what caused the accident, but two people were in the red vehicle. One person in the vehicle was able to get out, the other had to be rescued by authorities.

The vehicle came to rest in about two feet of water. There is no word on injuries.

The accident did not appear to cause any traffic tie-ups.