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One dead after truck crashed into stopped 18-wheeler on shoulder of I-12 Monday morning

2 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago Monday, November 14 2022 Nov 14, 2022 November 14, 2022 7:01 PM November 14, 2022 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - One person died in a crash between an 18-wheeler and a truck on I-12 east just after the split early Monday morning.

The crash happened around 2:30 a.m. Monday on I-12 east. According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, a semi-truck was pulled over on the right shoulder of the road when a truck veered off the Interstate and hit the semi. 

Officers said the front passenger of the truck, Edgar Hernandez, was taken to a hospital where he later died. The driver of the truck was also taken to a hospital but was treated for moderate injuries. 

The two lanes blocked were reopened around 6 a.m. that morning. 

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