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I-10 near Grosse Tete closed

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Posted: Apr 9, 2010 6:43 AM by Andrea Fontenot
Updated: Apr 9, 2010 11:01 AM
Source: WBRZ

  Rating: 5.0 (2 votes)

Topics: Interstate 10, closed, 18-wheeler, deadly, LSP

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.

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