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Big rig wreck closes portion of U. S. 190

2 years ago October 22, 2012 Oct 22, 2012 Monday, October 22 2012 Monday, October 22, 2012 3:04:53 PM CDT in News
Source: DOTD, LSP
By: Russell Jones

LIVONIA - State Police said a big rig overturned this afternoon and caught fire, closing a portion of U. S. 190 West near Livonia.

It happened just after 3 p.m. In Pointe Coupee Parish. There were no injuries.

The wreck initially shut down both directions of traffic, but one lane of US 190 East was reopened around 3:30 p.m. Westbound traffic is being diverted onto La. 976.

State Police said the truck was hauling grain. It's unknown how long it will take to reopen the road.

IMAGE: Linda Hawkins

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