Truck hits Metairie business

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METAIRIE – The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office says the driver of a pickup truck lost control of the vehicle while pulling out of a parking place and crashed into a Metairie business.

It happened a little before 10 a.m. at the Enterprise Car Rental office at the corner of North Arnoult and the I-10 Service Road.  Deputies say the truck ran into a tree on the property then came to a rest against the side of the building.

According to deputies, the driver of the truck was 79-years-old.  They also say that two people were injured and taken to the hospital.  One of the people hurt is a worker at the business, and the other was a customer.

Their injuries are described as moderate.

Deputies blocked the intersection and were diverting traffic while they conducted their investigation.

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