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Pregnant mother with serious injuries in St. Tammany crash

1 year 5 months 2 weeks ago May 10, 2015 May 10, 2015 Sunday, May 10 2015 May 10, 2015 1:39 PM in News
Source: WWL-TV
By: Caroline McDougall

COVINGTON, La. - A pregnant mother is being treated for serious injuries after a sedan and a garbage truck collided Sunday morning on the Northshore.

The sedan had two young children inside along with their mother and father.

The crash happened at about 9:30 a.m. near Hwy. 435 and Lee Road, just north of Covington.

The sedan and garbage truck were traveling southbound, according to St. Tammany Parish Fire Department officials, when the garbage truck took a left turn. The sedan then struck the garbage truck.

Firefighters had to extricate the vehicle from around the mother, who is six months pregnant. They airlifted her to Northoaks Hospital with serious injuries.

The father and their two young children suffered minor to moderate injuries and are recovering in the hospital. The condition of the garbage truck driver is unknown.

No charges have been announced.


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