Tommy talks to Carlton Dufrechou, the General Manager of the Causeway, about yesterday’s fatal accident and effort to improve the safety of the Causeway.
The extensive damage on an erector company work truck out of Mississippi along with the quarter-mile of missing railing on the southbound span of the Causeway bridge are pieces of a sad puzzle still being put together to determine how a lone driver ended up in Lake Pontchartrain Wednesday morning.
The wreck on the southbound Causeway this morning is another stark reminder as to why there’s a major construction project coming that bridge officials say will improve safety for drivers.
The driver who was killed when his pickup plunged over the side of the southbound Lake Pontchartrain Causeway early Wednesday has been identified as a 41-year-old Franklinton man, Christopher Knight.
The driver of the truck that went over the side of the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway has been identified as Christopher Knight.
The man who crashed over the side of the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Wednesday (Jan. 24) has been identified as Christopher Knight of Franklinton.
The Coast Guard has recovered the body of a Franklinton man whose pick up truck went into Lake Pontchartrain after plunging off the Causeway Bride early Wednesday morning.
Authorities are continuing their search in Lake Pontchartrain for the driver of a truck that crashed over the side of the southbound span of the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway early Wednesday (Jan. 24).