Shutdown on I-10 West at 'New Bridge' due to crash causes heavy delays for drivers

Shutdown on I-10 West at 'New Bridge' due to crash causes heavy delays for drivers
I-10 West at College Drive (Source: DOTD)
I-10 West at College Drive (Source: DOTD)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - All lanes of I-10 West were reopened at the Horace Wilkinson Bridge (New Bridge) about two hours after a crash shut down the area early Friday morning.

The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating the cause of the wreck, which happened around 4:45 a.m. All lanes were reopened just before 7 a.m.

Traffic flow returned to normal just before 7:30 a.m.

A hazardous materials team was called to the scene. There were no reports of chemical spills. 

It is unknown if there were any injuries. 

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