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Driver cited after 18-wheeler loses trailer, causes mess on I-10

4 years 8 months 4 hours ago Monday, September 25 2017 Sep 25, 2017 September 25, 2017 10:20 AM September 25, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - Police say a semi truck lost its load on I-10 Monday morning, leaving debris and a massive traffic jam in its wake. 

The incident occurred around 10 a.m. Monday on I-10 East near College Drive. According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, an 18-wheeler lost its trailer, which struck a DOTD vehicle parked on the shoulder of the roadway.

Police say no one was inside the DOTD vehicle at the time and no injuries were reported. Police added that the driver was cited for an unsecured load and may face a fine.

All lanes of the interstate have since reopened at the scene of the crash.

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