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Fiery crash closes I-55 early Sunday

3 months 1 week 6 days ago Sunday, November 04 2018 Nov 4, 2018 November 04, 2018 9:49 AM November 04, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ

MANCHAC – Southbound lanes of I-55 closed Sunday morning after a fiery crash between Ponchatoula and LaPlace.

State Police said two vehicles were involved in the crash. I-55 was closed around sunrise and remained closed for more than two hours.

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There were minor injuries, troopers said.

Pictures shared on social media showed a burned, mangled mess. It appeared one of the vehicles involved was a semi. The large radiator of a tractor-trailer was obvious in the wreckage.

Traffic was diverted off I-55 at Manchac onto “Old” US 51.

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