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Pile up along the Old Bridge claims the life of a 13-year-old girl

Photo courtesy of Mike Thompson/ brproud.com

An estimated 15-car pile up turned deadly after claiming the life of a 13-year-old girl on the Old Bridge in Baton Rouge, La. on Tuesday morning.

Posted: Feb 23, 2021 1:51 PM
Updated: Feb 23, 2021 3:53 PM

BATON ROUGE, La.– An estimated 15-car pile up turned deadly after claiming the life of a 13-year-old girl on the Old Bridge in Baton Rouge, La. on Tuesday morning, according brproud.com

Witnesses say some tractor trailers are on top of vehicles.

According to a witness, there was a train on the track and traffic on the bridge came to a stop, causing congestion to back up on the Old Bridge at the time of the crash.

Drivers did not have enough time to come to a stop when crossing over the hump, which caused the pile up.

According to DOTD, "US 190 East remains closed on the Mississippi River Bridge due to an accident".

 

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