Breaking: Crash closes I-10 EB near 165 overpass - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Crash closes I-10 EB near 165 overpass

Multiple law enforcement agencies, including HAZMAT crews, are working a major wreck in Iowa at mile marker 44 eastbound, near the U.S. 165 overpass.

Traffic on I-10 eastbound in this area is being detoured to U.S. 90.

Louisiana State Police confirm that two 18-wheelers collided and injuries are reported. Extrication crews were called in to free the trapped motorists.

HAZMAT has been called in to assess what is believed to be a diesel leak. There is no word yet on whether that is coming from a punctured fuel tank or from diesel one of the trucks was transporting.

7News will keep you posted on this traffic situation on the air and online at www.kplctv.com.

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