New Orleans, LA – EMTs Report to Crash Scene on I-10 at MM 220
New Orleans, LA (August 29, 2021) – On Saturday, August 28th, Louisiana State Police were dispatched to a car crash with injuries at about 10:25 p.m. in Orleans Parish.
It happened in the westbound lanes of Interstate 10 close to mile marker 220.
The affected portion of the interstate was shut down.
Emergency medical personnel also responded to the scene to provide the injured parties with any necessary medical treatment or emergency transportation.
No more details are available at this time.
This accident is under investigation by the Louisiana State Police.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
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Speeding is a hazard drivers can face on any roadway, not just interstates. About 34% of all deadly speeding accidents take place on isolated rural roadways and crowded city streets.
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Vehicle speed accounts for about 30% of all road fatalities. On any roadway, you should remain aware of your speed. Even though driving faster can be tempting, speeding up by even a few miles per hour raises your odds of getting a police citation and being injured in an accident.
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Drivers should be aware of how fast they are going along with the speeds of those around them. Louisiana has a lot of famous tourist destinations and often hosts exhibitions that draw large crowds from other states and countries. Drivers from other places are unfamiliar with our speed limits and traffic patterns and are less likely to observe traffic laws than those who live here.
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Disclaimer: These posts are created to raise awareness about the dangers of driving in Louisiana. We hope that by casting light on serious accidents like this one, other drivers will take heed, and avoid being seriously injured in a similar accident. This post is not a solicitation for business. The information contained in this post is not intended to be legal or medical advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident scene.
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