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16 Injured in RTA Bus, Truck Crash

16 Injured in RTA Bus, Truck Crash

New Orleans police are investigating a crash involving a RTA bus and a tractor-trailer.

Police spokesman Garry Flot says the accident happened in the city's Algiers neighborhood near Behrman Highway at Behrman Place about 4:15 p.m. Wednesday.

Flot says 16 people were injured with eleven of them transported to area hospitals. He says at least three of them had injuries described as "moderate."

Flot says the area is closed to traffic in both directions until further notice.

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