I-10 E reopens at Highland after overturned 18-wheeler crash that injured 1

1 injured in wreck involving flipped 18-wheeler

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - One person was injured when an 18-wheeler overturned on I-10 East near the Ascension Parish line Wednesday evening.

The wreck happened Wednesday, Jan. 23 around 7 p.m. on I-10 East past the Highland Road exit.

Emergency officials said one person sustained minor injuries.

The right lane remained blocked on I-10 East about two miles past Highland Road for nearly 24 hours. All lanes were reopened just before 7 a.m. Thursday after the tractor trailer was finally removed from the scene.

FIRST ALERT TRAFFIC: The right lane is blocked on I-10 East at Mile Marker 168 (2 miles past Highland Road) due to an overturned tractor trailer. Congestion has reached Highland Road. https://bit.ly/2POdxde

Posted by WAFB Channel 9 on Wednesday, January 23, 2019

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