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18-wheeler loses load of mangoes on I-10 near Gross Tete; all lanes open

4 months 1 week 5 days ago Thursday, June 08 2017 Jun 8, 2017 June 08, 2017 10:44 PM June 08, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: WBRZ staff

GROSS TETE – An 18-wheeler carrying mangoes lost its load after it overturned on I-10 east early this morning and crews are still working Thursday afternoon to clear it.

The 18-wheeler overturned around 2 a.m. on I-10 east at mile marker 145 between Gross Tete and Lobdell and blocked the left lane.

As of 10:30 p.m., all lanes of traffic were cleared and roads were reopened.

Traffic congestion reached up to 12 miles in length following the incident. 

There are no reported injuries.

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