RTA suspends Algiers Ferry after Coast Guard shut down

Published: Apr. 23, 2022 at 8:56 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The RTA suspends the Canal Street/Algiers Ferry tonight as the Coast Guard shut down all river traffic to search for a number of people in the water.

According to RTA security on the scene, the Coast Guard notified them to shut down service so they could conduct a search. They believe a child may have jumped into the water from the West Bank, along with others following in after.

No other information is available at this time.

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