IBERVILLE PARISH, La. (BRPROUD) – Motorists on I-10 East dealt with some delays on Wednesday morning.

Image courtesy of Michael Johnson

Louisiana State Police provided these details about an 18-wheeler accident that caused drivers to seek an alternative route.

Travel Advisory Troop I / Troop A – Interstate Closure Eastbound
Troopers are investigating a crash at I-10 Eastbound near MP 148 (between Grosse Tete and Port Allen) with an overturned 18-wheeler blocking both lanes of travel. All eastbound traffic is being diverted to I-49 (MP 103B in Lafayette) onto US 190 (Opelousas).
There is no timeline on when the road will be reopened but emergency crews are working on the scene.
Please avoid the area and expect delays. Visit www.511la.org for route and road conditions.

Here is what the scene looked like earlier this morning.

The latest from @BR Traffic can be found below:

We will keep you updated about this traffic situation as the morning unfolds.