Woman killed when disabled vehicle was struck on Twin Span Bridge, police say

Published: Aug. 11, 2022 at 5:46 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 11, 2022 at 7:29 AM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Eastbound traffic was snarled on the Twin Span Bridge heading towards Slidell Thursday morning (Aug. 11) after a deadly two-vehicle crash, according to the NOPD and DOTD.

The crash happened just before 2:30 a.m. Police say a woman’s vehicle was disabled in one of the lanes when a second driver struck her.

The woman was transported to a hospital where she later died from her injuries. The second driver, an unidentified man, was hospitalized and listed in critical condition, according to the NOPD.

Lane closures forced drivers to take alternate routes until they reopened just after 6 a.m.

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