Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Collector Struck by Mirror of SUV

The Times-Picayune reports, “A Lake Pontchartrain Causeway toll collector was struck by the mirror of a sport utility vehicle [on Saturday, December 10] but escaped with only a bruised arm.” The toll collector, who observed that the vehicle did not have a toll tag and was not stopping to pay cash, was signaling the driver to stop when he was injured. The driver did stop and apologize, explaining he did not realize that the bridge is tolled.