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Semi loses crane, knocks down light pole on I-12

3 years 10 months 1 week ago July 17, 2013 Jul 17, 2013 Wednesday, July 17 2013 July 17, 2013 3:24 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Trey Schmaltz

BATON ROUGE- I-12 was a nightmare for many drivers Wednesday afternoon after multiple lanes closed due to an incident involving a light pole and a boom truck near Sherwood Forrest.

Lanes were blocked in both directions until just after 4 p.m.

A WBRZ News 2 crew on the scene said it appears the truck had a blowout, lost control and somehow the crane swung into traffic knocking down a pole as it crossed the interstate median.

Return to WBRZ.com for updates and check the WBRZ traffic page for live cameras.

Follow the publisher of this post on Twitter: @treyschmaltz


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