18-wheeler crash on I-12 E causes traffic nightmare for several - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

18-wheeler crash on I-12 E causes traffic nightmare for several hours

This is what was left of an 18-wheeler that went off I-12 and hit a guardrail. (Source: WAFB) This is what was left of an 18-wheeler that went off I-12 and hit a guardrail. (Source: WAFB)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Police are investigating the cause of a crash that led to a traffic nightmare for many drivers in the Baton Rouge area for several hours Saturday.

The Baton Rouge Police Department reported an 18-wheeler was on I-12 East at Millerville Road when it went off the interstate and hit a guardrail.

Investigators said they did not have any information about injuries.

The interstate was completely blocked for a few hours as crews worked to clear the scene, but cars were allowed to pass on the shoulder. It remained partially blocked until 3 p.m.

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