A heart-stopping crash involving an 18-wheeler happened yesterday in Rayne. And it was caught on a nearby city surveillance camera.

The crash happened on Thursday, March 17, 2022, just before noon. The Rayne Police Department reported that they responded to the single-vehicle accident involving a 2011 KW tractor and trailer.

The tractor-trailer was traveling east on Interstate, when for unknown reasons it left the roadway, drove down an overpass embankment, crossed The Boulevard, and came to a rest on private property.

Rayne Police Department, Facebook
Rayne Police Department, Facebook
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The vehicle caught fire but thankfully the Rayne Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched and quickly extinguished the blaze.

Luckily, the driver of the tractor-trailer sustained only minor injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

And here is the amazing video posted by the Rayne Police Department of the crash.

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