Crash involving 18-wheeler and pickup leaves 1 seriously injured

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Police said a crash involving an 18-wheeler and pickup truck sent one person to the hospital early Friday morning.

It happened on Old Hammond Highway between Elwick Drive and South Flannery Road around 3:15 a.m.

The Baton Rouge Police Department said that section of Old Hammond Highway was shut down until just before 6 a.m.

The driver of the pickup was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

Police have not released the names of the drivers.

No other details were given.

The investigation is ongoing.

Copyright 2013 WAFB. All rights reserved.