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I-12 eastbound now open

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Posted: Dec 11, 2009 6:16 AM by Andrea Fontenot
Updated: Dec 11, 2009 6:40 AM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: I-12, open, closed, eastbound, westbound, Interstate 12, interstate, Highway 190, O'Neal Lane, Range Avenue

I-12 eastbound is open again after an accident involving an 18-wheeler.

Firefighters on scene tell News 2 that the 18-wheeler avoided an accident with a broke-down trailer in the road. The 18-wheeler went into the median, crashed, and ruptured its diesel tank.

Two people were inside of the 18-wheeler. One transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

Firefighters are currently working to get the 18-wheeler off the interstate at this time. Westbound traffic is being diverted to Highway 190.

I-12 westbound is still closed.

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