Thursday morning crash causes vehicle fire
BATON ROUGE - On Thursday morning, traffic on I-12 at O'Neal Lane is stalled due to a crash that briefly caused an 18-wheeler to catch fire.
First repsonders were able to extinguish the fire as of 5:30 a.m., but remain on scene.
The right and center lanes are still blocked as officials continue to address the situation.
Apparently a vehicle crashed into an 18-wheeler, triggering a brief vehicle fire, which has since been extinguished.
Officials say the crash did not result in any injuries and is not a hazmat situation.
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TRAFFIC ALERT: 18 wheeler on fire, multiple lanes blocked on I-12 E at O'Neal Ln pic.twitter.com/kDTgwa8pPq— Ashley Frugé WBRZ (@ashleywbrz) November 12, 2020