Train accident ties up traffic on Metairie Rd.

Train accident ties up traffic on Metairie Rd.
One vehicle was struck in a Monday afternoon train accident. (Source: WVUE)

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A train accident that happened near the 500 block of Metairie Rd. on Monday tied up traffic just commuters were hitting the road.

A woman was driving a white car around 4:45 p.m. when the train hit the vehicle. She was able to get out of the car and was not injured.

Officials are not sure what caused the woman to stop on the tracks.

The train did not derail and there was no chemical release, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office.

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