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Several injured after parade float collapses in New Roads

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Courtesy of The Advocate Courtesy of The Advocate

Several were injured after a float collapsed while on the parade route in New Roads, according to the Advocate.

The incident occurred at 12:30 pm on Tuesday during the Community Center Carnival Parade. Police tell the Advocate that the float hit a telephone pole as it was making a turn on the parade route. The top portion of the float collapsed as a result of the crash.

Some riders received minor injuries and were transported to the hospital. The parade resumed after the float was moved off of the roadway.

Read The Advocate's original story, here.

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