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Passenger injured in Airline Hwy 18-wheeler wreck

8 years 3 months 1 week ago Wednesday, November 18 2015 Nov 18, 2015 November 18, 2015 9:05 AM November 18, 2015 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - Police say an 18-wheeler headed north on Airline Hwy near Goodwood ran off the road into a traffic signal pole early Wednesday morning.

The crash happened at around 7 a.m., causing the pole to fall onto a nearby vehicle. Police said the only injury reported in connection with the wreck was a minor one to a passenger inside the big rig.

The driver of the 18-wheeler was cited for careless operation of a vehicle. The truck contained no hazardous cargo, according to law enforcement.


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