NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – A man is dead after a crash in the Plum Orchard area Wednesday afternoon, according to the New Orleans Police Department. The incident was first called in just before 2:50.
Police said they responded to the scene in the 4500 block of Dale Street where a man reportedly collided with a concrete pole. The man suffered serious injuries and was taken to the hospital by EMS where he later died.
The details of the crash have not been released at this time as this is an ongoing investigation. The victim’s identity will be released after an autopsy is done and the family is notified.
Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to contact NOPD Traffic Fatality Unit investigators at 504-658-6205.