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.