All lanes open on I-10 East after 18-wheeler involved crash

PORT ALLEN, La (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) - UPDATE: All lanes are open on I-10 East after a crash caused major delays and closed a portion of the interstate.

According to officials with the West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, the driver of an 18-wheeler ran into the back of a crawfish truck. Authorities said the driver of the 18-wheeler was not paying attention and was cited for careless operation of a motor vehicle. 

The driver of the crawfish truck was taken to an area hospital to be treated for his injuries. 

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A portion of I-10 East has been closed due to an 18-wheeler involved crash. 

The crash happened Friday afternoon near the Port Allen area. 

According to the transportation officials, there are major backups between LA 415 and LA 77. 

There is no word on injuries at this time. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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