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Crash with injuries stalls traffic on I-12 West, near Essen

1 year 2 days 10 hours ago Tuesday, May 12 2020 May 12, 2020 May 12, 2020 8:08 AM May 12, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ
Photo: DOTD

BATON ROUGE - On Tuesday morning, Baton Rouge Police were dispatched to a crash with injuries on I-12 West near the Essen Lane exit.

The wreck occurred shortly before 8 a.m., on I-12 West before the I-10/I-12 split and as of 8 a.m. two right lanes are blocked, causing a severe traffic jam in the area.

Footage from DOTD traffic cameras reveal that at least one vehicle overturned during the crash, and as of 8 a.m., police, firefighters and other first responders are on the scene. 

Officials say those involved in the crash sustained injuries, but the number of wounded individuals and the extent of their injuries are unknown at this time.

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