UPDATE (6:26pm): Louisiana State Police have confirmed that one person has been found dead in the wreckage of the accident, three others have been injured. I-10 remains closed in both directions.
A fiery crash involving several 18-wheelers closed down I-10 west at the Basin Bridge.
Smoke could be seen billowing into the air from the crash scene on the bridge.
Westbound traffic is now being diverted at LA 415 (Lobdell). Drivers are being asked to use an alternate route.
Eastbound traffic is being diverted at I-49. The Louisiana Department of Transportation said to expect heavy delays and use 190 as an alternate route.
This is a developing story. We will update when more information is available.