Driver now charged with reckless operation after 18-wheeler wreck Monday afternoon

Driver now charged with reckless operation after 18-wheeler wreck Monday afternoon

BUTTE LA ROSE, LA (WAFB) - The driver has been charged in a wreck that occurred Tuesday, March 28 involving an 18-wheeler that crashed through the barricade of I-10 on the Basin Bridge near the Butte La Rose exit.

The incident happened Tuesday afternoon. Louisiana State Police Troop I responded to the wreck at mile marker 121. The roadway remained open, however the wreck caused heavy traffic in the area for some time.

The driver of the 18-wheeler has now been charged with careless operation, says LSP.

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