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I-12 West shut down at Amite River Bridge after wreck

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Posted: May 20, 2011 11:10 AM by Russell Jones
Updated: May 20, 2011 11:10 AM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: baton rouge, interstate, traffic, wreck, crash, 18-wheeler, truck, wbrz, louisiana

BATON ROUGE - Interstate 12 westbound is shut down after a wreck involving two 18-wheelers at the Amite River Bridge.

For the latest traffic information, visit the DOTD 511 website.

The wreck happened just around 10:15 a.m. at the bridge between the O'Neal and South Range exits. Westbound traffic is being diverted onto Juban Road and around to O'Neal.

State Police said there were no life-threatening injuries, and EMS transported one person to the Ochsner Medical Center on O'Neal.

State Police did not have a timeline of how long the interstate could be shut down.

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