70-year-old man killed in afternoon car crash

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New Orleans Police department is investigating a car accident that left a 70-year-old man dead.

The crash happened a little after 4:00 Monday afternoon along I-10 at the Airline Highway exit.

Police say the man was driving a SUV that made an erratic exit off of the interstate and slammed into a concrete barrier.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 67-year-old woman who was riding in the SUV was taken to the hospital and, at last word, was listed in critical condition.