Forty-vehicle pileup kills two, closes I-10 near New Orleans

A massive crash has stopped traffic in both directions on Interstate 10 northeast of downtown New Orleans. Two fatalities have been reported; 22 victims are being treated at area hospitals and 37 others were apparently injured but did not require care.

The cause of the collision, which involved some forty vehicles — including tractor-trailers — is currently under investigation.

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