Crash causes heavy traffic delays on I-12 West

LIVINGSTON, LA (WAFB) - Louisiana State Police said I-12 West is open after being closed due to an 18-wheeler crash Friday morning, but there will be another closure later in the day.

The wreck happened on I-12 West east of LA 63 (South Frost Road) before 6:45 a.m. The roadway was completely reopened just before 8:30 a.m.

It caused backups that extended five to seven miles.

Troopers noted I-12 West will be reduced to one lane starting at noon and lasting for three to four hours to remove the tractor trailer.

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