TRAFFIC: Interstate 10 westbound at US 171 exit open again - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

TRAFFIC: Interstate 10 westbound at US 171 exit reopens

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LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) -

Interstate 10 westbound near the La. 14/US 171 exit is completely open following an accident Thursday afternoon.

The outside lane reopened around 12:30 p.m. Friday, city police said. It had been closed since 2:30 p.m. Thursday, when an 18-wheeler transporting motor oil ran off the road.

A small amount of diesel leaked from the truck's fuel tank but the tanker did not spill any of the motor oil. The driver was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.

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