VIDEO: I-10 remains closed due to deadly accident on Monday


ST. MARTIN PARISH, La. — Interstate 10 westbound is stilled closed at mile marker 124.5 due to a large fire on Monday.

The current closure is between LA 415 and I-49.

Motorists are encouraged to take U.S. 190 as an alternative route on Tuesday morning.

According to the Louisiana State Police, one person died and three others were injured in this accident.

The fire could be seen on LaDOTD cameras.

Local media says multiple tractor trailers were seen burning on the bridge.

The closure is between the Ramah and Henderson exits on the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge.

There is still no word on how long the road will be closed.

On Monday, you could see miles of backup for those who did not get off I-10 before the fire.

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