Police investigate crash that left 1 dead, 4 seriously injured

All lanes reopen following shutdown on 'New Bridge' due to deadly crash

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Authorities said a deadly crash involving multiple vehicles on I-10 East on the Horace Wilkinson Bridge (New Bridge) closed the roadway for about two hours early Monday morning.

The Baton Rouge Police Department reported the wreck happened just before 2:30 a.m. All lanes were reopened around 4:30 a.m.

Police said one woman died in the accident and four others were taken to the hospital with serious injuries. The name of the victim has not been released.

It is unknown if any charges will be filed.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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