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18-wheeler carrying welding chemicals overturns in WBR; no threat to public

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WEST BATON ROUGE PARISH, LA (WAFB) -

Louisiana State Police responded to an overturned 18-wheeler Thursday afternoon at the intersection of Section Rd. and Bueche Rd.

The incident occurred around 1:20 p.m. The 18-wheeler was carrying bottles of chemicals used in welding. Officials say none of the bottles spilled, but they are scattered across the roadway.

Minor injuries were reported in this incident. The West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office is handling the case.

LSP officials say Bueche Rd. and Section Rd. will be closed until 8 p.m., but say there is not threat to the public. Drivers are urged to avoid the area. 

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