LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN CAUSEWAY (WAFB/WWL) - According to WWL-TV in New Orleans, the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway is closed to southbound traffic after a four vehicle crash.
One vehicle involved in the crash was pushed into the water.
WWL-TV reports the driver was rescued with the help of the Causeway Police rescue vehicle. His vehicle has not been recovered.
Traffic was initially halted in both directions, but the northbound traffic reopened after a short time. Southbound traffic was closed as of 3:30 p.m. while emergency crews tended to the scene.