BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – An 18-wheeler lost its load and struck multiple cars on I-10 East at Washington St., according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.

The accident happened on Monday afternoon and the interstate is shut down in the area.

BRPD and emergency responders are at the scene.

At this time, the injuries suffered by those involved in this accident are considered non-life-threatening, according to emergency officials.