18-wheeler crash shuts down I-10 East for more than 4 hours

18-wheeler crash shuts down I-10 East for more than 4 hours

GONZALES, LA (WAFB) - Authorities reported I-10 East was closed in Gonzales for several hours due to a crash involving two 18-wheelers Tuesday night.

All lanes were reopened around 11:30 p.m. The crash happened before 7 p.m.

Chief Sherman Jackson with the Gonzales Police Department reported one big rig rear-ended the other one. He added there was a secondary wreck involving other vehicles.

According to Jackson, there were no major injuries with that crash. He said the interstate was blocked and traffic diverted while the wreckage was cleaned up.

Traffic was diverted off at the LA 44 exit ramp and back on at the LA 44 entrance ramp. 

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