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Jackknifed 18-wheeler shuts down I-10 East in Baton Rouge

A jackknifed 18-wheeler closed I-10 East in Baton Rouge late Tuesday, May 11, 2011.
A jackknifed 18-wheeler closed I-10 East in Baton Rouge late Tuesday, May 11, 2011.(Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development)
Updated: May. 12, 2021 at 12:43 AM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development reported a jackknifed 18-wheeler closed all lanes on I-10 East in Baton Rouge for about two hours Tuesday, May 11 into Wednesday, May 12.

DOTD stated I-10 East was closed at the I-10/I-110 split. Officials made the notification around 11:30 p.m. They added all lanes were reopened around 1:30 a.m.

Due to the time and weather, there weren’t many vehicles on the interstate and no major backups were seen.

It is unknown if there were any injuries or whether any charges will be filed.

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