Causeway Bridge Crash Sends Car Into The Lake

May 23, 2013 | Updated: 10:59 p.m., May 23, 2013

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Photo provided courtesy of the St Tammany Sheriff’s Department


A four car crash on the Causeway bridge this afternoon sent one car into the water.

It happened on the southbound span at about 3:00.

The driver of the car that went into the lake was rescued.

Police had to shut down traffic in both directions on the bridge for half an hour or more.

The cause of the crash, as of Thursday evening, remained under investigation.

(Photo provided courtesy of the St Tammany Sheriff’s Department)