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Person airlifted from I-12 after multiple crashes Wednesday; westbound lanes closed

1 month 2 weeks 3 hours ago Wednesday, October 21 2020 Oct 21, 2020 October 21, 2020 4:55 PM October 21, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ

ALBANY - A pair of crashes along the interstate east of Baton Rouge is causing major delays in both directions of I-12 Wednesday.

State police said the accidents prompted troopers to close westbound lanes of the interstate near the Albany exit shortly before 4:30 p.m.. 

LSP said the closure involved two separate accidents. At least one of them involved multiple vehicles. Two people were taken to a hospital in stable condition, including one who was transported by helicopter. 

Though only one direction of I-12 has been closed at this time, both directions are experiencing major delays. Westbound traffic is being diverted to LA 43.

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