Posted: Apr 9, 2010 6:43 AM by Andrea Fontenot
Updated: Apr 9, 2010 11:01 AM
Traffic on Interstate 10 near Grosse Tete is closed right now because of a major accident involving an 18-wheeler.
Currently, westbound traffic is being diverted at LA 415.
A truck travelling eastbound crossed the median and sideswiped an 18-wheeler in the westbound lane causing a fire.
Louisiana State Police say at least one person is dead, and a 15-year-old girl walked away from the accident.
I-10 is completely shutdown. Stay tuned to News 2 for further updates throughout the day.