TRAFFIC: All roads open again around intersection of La. 14, Pri - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

TRAFFIC: All roads open again around intersection of La. 14, Prien Lake Road

(Source: KPLC viewer) (Source: KPLC viewer)

The intersection of La. 14 and Prien Lake Road was reopened early Wednesday morning, more than 13 hours after a large truck took down a traffic light.

Around 11 a.m. Tuesday, a large truck hit the pole and it fell on a vehicle.

Law enforcement was forced to close sections of the road Tuesday night while state DOTD officials worked to replace the light.

All roadways were reopened by 1:30 a.m.

State highway officials say a big rig used to drill water wells was turning south when its front end caught the light pole. That caused the pole to crash on top of an SUV with a woman and three children inside. No injuries were reported.

Copyright 2014 KPLC. All rights reserved.

  • More Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • Veterans honored at Jennings Memorial Day Parade

    Veterans honored at Jennings Memorial Day Parade

    Tuesday, May 30 2017 6:10 AM EDT2017-05-30 10:10:32 GMT
    Veterans honored at Jennings Memorial Day Parade. (Source: KPLC)Veterans honored at Jennings Memorial Day Parade. (Source: KPLC)

    "Without them, we'd probably be like these other countries enslaved, but we are free!" As Veterans like Don Hall and others prepared for the Memorial Day parade, each one remembered why they were there and their experiences beforehand.

    More >>

    "Without them, we'd probably be like these other countries enslaved, but we are free!" As Veterans like Don Hall and others prepared for the Memorial Day parade, each one remembered why they were there and their experiences beforehand.

    More >>
  • TRAFFIC ALERT: Traffic near Lacassine due to car fire

    TRAFFIC ALERT: Traffic near Lacassine due to car fire

    Monday, May 29 2017 8:15 PM EDT2017-05-30 00:15:45 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    Traffic is backed up on I-10 E near Lacassine due to a car fire. Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights reserved. More >>
    Traffic is backed up on I-10 E near Lacassine due to a car fire. Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights reserved. More >>
  • BREAKING

    CPSO searching for two suspects in shooting of local attorney

    CPSO searching for two suspects in shooting of local attorney

    Monday, May 29 2017 7:45 PM EDT2017-05-29 23:45:21 GMT
    Robert Handy (Source: CPSO)Robert Handy (Source: CPSO)

    A shooting on Saturday night is being investigated by Calcasieu Parish Sheriffs Office. 

    More >>

    A shooting on Saturday night is being investigated by Calcasieu Parish Sheriffs Office. 

    More >>
Powered by Frankly