Crashes briefly shut down part of I-10 West - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Crashes briefly shut down part of I-10 West

Posted: Updated:
Source: Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Source: Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Crime Stoppers searches for suspected rapist

    Crime Stoppers searches for suspected rapist

    Friday, August 22 2014 10:26 AM EDT2014-08-22 14:26:14 GMT
    Authorities are asking for the public's help in tracking down a suspect wanted for forcible rape, home invasion and felony theft. He is described as 5'7" and weighs about 160 pounds.More >>
    Authorities are asking for the public's help in tracking down a suspect wanted for forcible rape, home invasion and felony theft. He is described as 5'7" and weighs about 160 pounds.More >>
  • Viral Video: Goliath grouper snags 4-foot shark from fisherman's line

    Viral Video: Goliath grouper snags 4-foot shark from fisherman's line

    A fisherman off the coast of Bonita Springs, Florida thinks he has a pretty nice catch. As he reels in a four-foot shark, his catch is stolen by an even bigger fish. A massive grouper pulls the sharkMore >>
    A massive grouper steals a four-foot shark from a fisherman's line off the coast of Florida.More >>
  • Neighbor says father accused of beating son to death usually kept to himself, boy rarely seen

    Neighbor says father accused of beating son to death usually kept to himself, boy rarely seen

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:19 AM EDT2014-08-22 11:19:15 GMT
    A man who lives in the neighborhood of the father arrested in the beating death of his 5-year-old son said the dad was quiet and the child was rarely seen.More >>
    A man who lives in the neighborhood of the father arrested in the beating death of his 5-year-old son said the dad was quiet and the child was rarely seen.More >>
HENDERSON, LA (WAFB) -

Multiple crashes on I-10 West caused major backups for some drivers for a little while early Wednesday morning.

Traffic officials reported I-10 West was closed at Henderson as a result of several crashes in the area. All lanes were reopened by 4:30 a.m.

The shut down caused problems for drivers on the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge trying to get from Baton Rouge to Lafayette.

According to reports, traffic was backed up about five miles at one point.

It is unknown if there were any injuries in the wrecks.

Copyright 2014 WAFB. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow