Driver hurt after construction crane falls onto I-10, hits vehicle
ST. MARTIN PARISH - I-10 was shut down in St. Martin Parish Tuesday morning after a construction crane collapsed onto the interstate.
The incident was reported on I-10 West at the end of the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge before 8:30 a.m. Louisiana State Police say the person inside the vehicle was transported with moderate injuries.
Troop I Traffic Advisory:#I10 westbound near mile post 116 is currently blocked due to a crash involving an SUV & a crane. First responders are working to clear the scene as quickly & safely as possible.— LA State Police (@LAStatePolice) September 25, 2018
Please avoid the area & use https://t.co/zwP70e3Nhi for alternate routes. pic.twitter.com/abGI0AY1PD
The roadway was reopened shortly after 9 a.m.
According to DOTD, crews will conduct a bridge inspection and investigate the cause the crash. The construction in the area is related to a widening project in Henderson.