18-wheeler loses load of mangoes on I-10 near Gross Tete; all lanes open
GROSS TETE – An 18-wheeler carrying mangoes lost its load after it overturned on I-10 east early this morning and crews are still working Thursday afternoon to clear it.
The 18-wheeler overturned around 2 a.m. on I-10 east at mile marker 145 between Gross Tete and Lobdell and blocked the left lane.
As of 10:30 p.m., all lanes of traffic were cleared and roads were reopened.
Traffic congestion reached up to 12 miles in length following the incident.
There are no reported injuries.