LIVINGSTON PARISH, La. (BRPROUD) – I-12 East between Walker and Livingston was closed for hours overnight due to an overturned 18-wheeler. The Livingston Police Department said two members of law enforcement “removed the driver from the truck out the windshield.”

The driver of the 18-wheeler appeared to sustain only minor injuries in this crash and was taken to a hospital after receiving treatment at the scene, according to the Livingston Police Department.

Image courtesy of Town of Livingston Police Department

TLPD said a towing company worked to clear the scene overnight and according to @BRTraffic, “All lanes are now open on I-12 East at Mile Marker 21. Congestion is minimal.”

The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office, Walker Police Department and Louisiana State Police assisted the Town of Livingston Police Department at the scene.