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18-wheeler overturns on road known for major crashes, according to Central mayor

An 18-wheeler overturned on Greenwell Springs Road near Central on Thursday, Oct. 14.
An 18-wheeler overturned on Greenwell Springs Road near Central on Thursday, Oct. 14.(WAFB)
Published: Oct. 14, 2021 at 9:45 PM CDT
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CENTRAL, La. (WAFB) - An 18-wheeler overturned on Greenwell Springs Road near Central on Thursday, Oct. 14, according to Mayor David Barrow.

He added the crash has created a hazmat situation in the area but he did not elaborate.

The city of Central recently started fighting to make Greenwell Springs Road safer after several major crashes, including one involving a school bus.

RELATED: Central fights to make Greenwell Springs Rd. safer after school bus crash

Many drivers say crashes happen because the road is narrow and curvy. If a driver loses control, the only place to go is the ditch. Some folks also believe drivers take the curves too fast.

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