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I-10 reopened after wreck with serious injury

2 years 2 months 4 days ago October 03, 2014 Oct 3, 2014 Friday, October 03 2014 October 03, 2014 2:52 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Russell Jones

PRAIRIEVILLE - State Police said two people were taken to the hospital after a wreck which forced authorities to close I-10 for a time in Ascension Parish.

The wreck happened at mile marker 171 near Prairieville on I-10 East. State Police said a car went off the road and hit a tree on its passenger side, seriously injuring the two people inside.

Authorities said one patient had to be flown by Acadian AirMed to a local hospital, and the other was taken by ground ambulance.

State Police closed the eastbound side of the interstate while they cleared the wreck. It was reopened at around 3:30 p.m.

 

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