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Crash involving 18-wheeler sends driver of pickup to hospital, closes roadway

Source: St. Amant Volunteer Fire Department Source: St. Amant Volunteer Fire Department
Source: St. Amant Volunteer Fire Department Source: St. Amant Volunteer Fire Department
ST. AMANT, LA (WAFB) -

Officials said a crash involving an 18-wheeler and pickup truck sent a man to the hospital and closed a roadway for several hours Monday.

The St. Amant Volunteer Fire Department reported the wreck happened on LA 22 near the Diversion Canal around 7:45 a.m.

Chief Officer James LeBlanc with the fire department said the driver of the small truck appeared to have suffered moderate injuries. His name was not released.

He added the big rig did not leak any material. However, the roadway remained closed until 5 p.m. to allow for the removal of the tractor trailer.

Louisiana State Police and the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office also responded to the scene.

No information was released about possible charges in the accident.

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