UPDATE: All Lanes of I-10 at LA/MS State Line Open After Crash Involving Semi-Truck Car Hauler
Here's the latest update on an early morning crash on the Pearl River Bridge at the Louisiana-Mississippi state line.
UPDATE: All lanes of I-10 at LA/MS state line open after crash involving semi-truck car hauler. Delays expected.
ORIGINAL STORY: According to a release by Louisiana State Police, an 18-wheeler hauling vehicles truck the bridge and authorities expect both westbound and eastbound lanes to be closed for "an undetermined amount of time."
I -10 westbound and eastbound lanes at the Pearl River Bridge (LA/MS state line) are currently closed due to a semi-truck car hauler striking the bridge. Mississippi Highway Patrol and Mississippi Department of Transportation are on the scene. The bridge will be closed for an undetermined amount of time. Travelers in both directions should expect delays and avoid the area if possible. Those traveling in Louisiana can visit www.511la.org for route and road conditions.
Travelers planning to head in either direction should expect delays and police are advising they avoid the area altogether if possible.
WBRZ says the driver of the semi-truck car hauler escaped unharmed and shared more photos of the wreckage.
Louisiana travelers can visit www.511la.org for route and road conditions as we plan to update this post as we receive information throughout the day.