Baton Rouge traffic stalled following multiple wrecks on I-10 Friday morning

Baton Rouge traffic stalled following multiple wrecks on I-10 Friday morning
A crash involving an 18-wheeler brought traffic to a screeching hault Friday, Jan. 31. (Source: DOTD)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Traffic near the downtown Baton Rouge and Port Allen areas will be a mess early Friday morning.

A number of wrecks were reported on I-10 Westbound from College Drive to LA 1 in Port Allen.

An 18-wheeler was reportedly involved in one of the crashes on the Mississippi River Bridge. Several other crashes occurred in the congestion that followed.

Several lane closures happened. Congestion backed up as far as Jefferson Highway at one point.

No reports on injuries were immediately available.

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