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I-10 E shut down at bridge due to deadly crash; I-10 W reopened

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Posted: Nov 2, 2012 7:28 AM
Updated: Nov 2, 2012 7:28 AM
Source: DOTD; BRPD

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Topics: interstate, i10, mississippi river bridge, crash, closure, wbrz

BATON ROUGE - I-10 eastbound at the Mississippi River bridge remains closed this morning, due to a fatal crash involving several vehicles.

Officials have reopened I-10 westbound to traffic. DOTD says the delays on the westbound side have reached the 10/12 split.

The crash happened just after 2 a.m. Friday.

Baton Rouge Police say one driver was found dead at the scene. Two other drivers suffered serious injuries and were transported to a local hospital.

Investigators are working to determine what caused the crash.

News 2 will have more information as it becomes available.

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