Vehicle enters I-10 WB in wrong direction, hits 18-wheeler and vehicle

The vehicle drove eastbound on I-10 westbound

Vehicle enters I-10 WB in wrong direction, hits 18-wheeler and vehicle
I-10 WB accident

VINTON, LA (KPLC) - A vehicle hit an 18-wheeler and another vehicle on I-10 westbound near Toomey, causing traffic congestion, according to Tpr. Derek Senegal, Public Information Officer for Louisiana State Police Troop D.

The vehicle entered eastbound on I-10 westbound near U.S. 90, Senegal says. After striking the 18-wheeler, the vehicle hit the median, then the other vehicle.

The left lane of I-10 westbound was blocked due to the accident, said Lake Charles Traffic’s Twitter page. Congestion reached one mile in length.

Senegal says the roadway is now clear. Minor injuries were reported.

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