TRAFFIC: Avoid Interstate 210 westbound near Nelson Road exit

(Source: MGN Online)
(Source: MGN Online)

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - City police are advising drivers to avoid Interstate 210 westbound near the Nelson Road exit following an accident around 5:15 p.m. Wednesday.

At least one person was injured in the accident, which involved an 18-wheeler and two other vehicles.

Authorities said the 18-wheeler jackknifed and it could take several hours to clear the wreckage.

I-210 was already down to one lane in both directions as crews work on the Cove Lane Interchange.

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