Fiery crash shuts down part of LA 1, backups affecting I-10

Fiery crash shuts down part of LA 1, backups affecting I-10
(Source: Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development)

PORT ALLEN, LA (WAFB) - A fiery crash closed LA 1 South at the Intracoastal Canal early Wednesday morning.

Witnesses said several vehicles, including an 18-wheeler, were involved in the crash.

The backups from the wreck extended to I-10 West and I-10 East.

HAPPENING NOW: Car fire on LA 1 South creating backups. https://bit.ly/2POdxde

Posted by WAFB Channel 9 on Wednesday, October 24, 2018

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It is unknown if there were any injuries.

The crash was cleared around 7:15 a.m. but the heavy delays continue to plague drivers on I-10.

I’m bringing you the latest on traffic backups this morning. LA 1 SB is closed.

Posted by Johnny Ahysen WAFB on Wednesday, October 24, 2018

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