Multi-vehicle crash creates big delays on I-12 West - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Driver of semi ticketed after I-12 crash in Denham Springs

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Source: Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Source: Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development
Source: Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Source: Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development
DENHAM SPRINGS, LA (WAFB) -

Officials reported I-12 West was shut down Thursday morning due to an accident involving five vehicles. All lanes were reopened around 9:45 a.m.

One of the vehicles involved in the crash overturned.

Denham Springs Police say traffic was slowing to a stop when an 18-wheeler hit the back of a mini van, which hit other cars.

A woman in the mini van was taken to the hospital with moderate to severe injuries. The driver of the 18-wheeler was ticketed for careless operation.

The identification of those involved has not yet been released.

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