NOPD: Man injured after falling from float in CBD

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NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – A man was injured this afternoon after falling from a Mardi Gras float downtown.

The man fell off the float at the intersection of Tchoupitoulas and Gravier streets.

He suffered a head injury and was taken to a hospital by ambulance.

Float riders are required to wear harnesses during Mardi Gras parades. It’s unclear whether he was wearing one when he fell.