Three 18-wheelers, 3 cars involved in wreck on US 190; 1 person seriously hurt

Wreck reported on US 190 at LA 415 (Source: Viewer)
Wreck reported on US 190 at LA 415 (Source: Viewer)
Wreck reported on US 190 at LA 415 (Source: DOTD)
Wreck reported on US 190 at LA 415 (Source: DOTD)

WEST BATON ROUGE PARISH, LA (WAFB) - Emergency officials are responding to a wreck on U.S. 190 near LA 415 involving three 18-wheelers and three other cars.

The wreck happened just before 7 p.m. on Wednesday, January 17 on the overpass bridge in Port Allen.

Several people were transported to a local hospital with minor to moderate injuries. One of the 18-wheeler drivers had to be extricated and sustained serious injuries.

West Baton Rouge Sheriff Mike Cazes says the crash began when a utility trailer became detached from the vehicle towing it.

Icy conditions may have also contributed to the wreck.

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