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LIVE UPDATES: Traffic cleared on Mississippi River Bridge after accident causes 3 hour closure; MRB remains closed

3 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago Tuesday, October 27 2020 Oct 27, 2020 October 27, 2020 1:58 PM October 27, 2020 in Traffic Stories
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Authorities responded to a crash on I-10 West on the Mississippi River Bridge around 2:45 p.m. Monday involving two 18-wheelers.

Emergency crews closed the interstate at the scene of the crash for recovery efforts.

Four people were transported to the hospital, one by air.

Traffic is being diverted to I-110 North to US 190.

The Mississippi River Bridge remains closed Westbound for vehicle recovery efforts. The last of the drivers who were stuck at a standstill for hours were cleared off of the bridge around 6 p.m.

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