The eastbound lanes of Interstate-10 near the Ridgeway Boulevard exit in New Orleans is closed until further notice after a fatal, single-vehicle accident Thursday afternoon, New Orleans police said.
The crash was reported around 3:08 p.m. after a man reportedly heading west on I-10 lost control of his vehicle and flipped over, coming to a stop in the eastbound lanes of I-10.
Police said the man died at the scene and the cause of the accident is unknown.
The eastbound lanes of I-10 is now closed at I-510, police said. Eastbound traffic will need to exit at I-510 and head to Chef Menteur Highway to continue east.
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