Police: 18-wheeler hits traffic light, which then falls on anoth - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Police: 18-wheeler hits traffic light, which then falls on another vehicle

Source: Billy Brinegar Source: Billy Brinegar
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Investigators said an 18-wheeler driver was cited for a crash that caused quite a mess Wednesday morning.

The Baton Rouge Police Department reported the wreck happened on Airline Highway at Goodwood Boulevard around 7 a.m.

Officers said the 18-wheeler was headed north on Airline when it veered off the road and hit a traffic light. They added the light fell on the vehicle and other debris hit it.

According to police, the driver of the big rig was cited for careless operation. They said the 18-wheeler driver suffered minor injuries. The other driver was not hurt.

Names were not released.

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