Tractor-trailer carrying blasting caps involved in crash in Scott

Tractor-trailer carrying blasting caps involved in crash in Scott
A tractor-trailer containing blasting caps has overturned on the I-10 eastbound off-ramp in Scott. (Source: Scott Fire Department)

SCOTT, La. (KPLC) - A tractor-trailer carrying explosive material, such as blasting caps, has been involved in an accident on the I-10 eastbound off-ramp in Scott, officials say.

The off-ramp is closed as of 11:30 a.m.

The blasting caps are used for seismic acquisition in the oil industry, according to the Scott Fire Department.

The Scott Fire Department, the Lafayette Fire Department Haz-Mat TEAM, Scott police, and other emergency services, are on scene.

The Scott Fire Department said authorized crews will be transferring the contents of the damaged vehicle to another vehicle to be safely removed from the scene.

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