I-10 East at Perkins Road reopens following closure due to car fire
BATON ROUGE – All lanes of I-10 East at Perkins Road near Acadian Thruway are now open after an afternoon closure due to a vehicle fire. Congestion has reached Washington Street.
According to DOTD, the vehicle fire caused the left lane of I-10 West to close to traffic also, but it is now open.
According to BRPD, preliminary information revealed that a multi-vehicle crash happened at the location and one of the vehicles flipped and caught on fire.
According to EMS, there are no reports of injuries.