I-12 West reopens after 18-wheeler crash

SATSUMA, LA (WAFB) - An 18-wheeler crash on I-12 West caused massive backups and headaches for drivers Wednesday morning.

The Walker Police Department reported the tractor trailer went off the road between LA 447 and Satsuma Road. It happened around 5:30 a.m.

I-12 West was completely closed near Satsuma for more than two hours. All lanes were reopened just before 8 a.m.

Louisiana State Police urged drivers to use US 190 and LA 42 as alternate routes due to continued backups in the area.

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