TRAFFIC: Truck carrying 40,000 to 60,000 pounds of trash overturns on I-10 service road

Garbage truck carrying 40,000 to 60,000 pounds of trash overturns

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The Lake Charles Police Department is working a wreck involving an overturned 18-wheeler on the I-10 Service Road near Cherry Street.

LCPD asks motorists to avoid the area for the next 4-6 hours while crews work to clear the wreck. Both east and westbound lanes are blocked.

According to officers at the scene, around 40,000-60,000 pounds of trash have to picked up from the roadway.

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