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18-wheeler plunges of Louisiana bridge, bursts into flames

4 years 10 months 3 weeks ago Friday, May 01 2015 May 1, 2015 May 01, 2015 4:11 AM May 01, 2015 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

LAKE CHARLES- An 18-wheeler fell off a Louisiana river bridge and burst into flames.

KPLC-TV reports the truck fell off the eastbound side of the Calcasieu River Bridge on Interstate 10 in Lake Charles Thursday night around 10:45 p.m. The 18-wheeler then caught fire. The condition of the driver is unknown.

Eastbound traffic was diverted to Interstate 210.

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