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Posted: Thursday, 23 May 2013 5:32PM

Vehicle goes over the side of the Causeway

There were some scary moments this afternoon on the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway when a crash resulted in a vehicle going over the side of the bridge.

Causeway General Manager Carlton Dufrechou says it happend just after 3:00 p.m. southbound just before the drawbridge when a vehicle was catapaulted over the side.

"I am delighted to say the occupant got himself out of the vehicle.  We lowered our rescue basket and pulled him up, he appears to be in fine shape."

Dufrechou said the drivers of the other vehicles were not seriously injured.

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