Traffic being diverted after train derails on LA 1 south of Addis
IBERVILLE PARISH - Authorities say a train went off the tracks near the West Baton Rouge and Iberville Parish line early Thursday morning.
The derailment was reported around 6 a.m. on LA 1 south of Addis near Sid Richardson Road. No injuries have been reported. The roadway was closed in both directions until shortly after 8 a.m.
All lanes have since reopened on the roadway. Drivers should expect heavy delays.
The cause of the derailment has not been released.
Details are limited at this time. Check back for updates.
JUST IN: Southbound LA 1 now OPEN after train derailment near Addis, NB still closed. pic.twitter.com/DARzdyAbOh— WBRZ Traffic (@WBRZtraffic) August 2, 2018
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