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Baton Rouge, LA (April 29, 2020) Police shut down I-10 early Wednesday morning after a pileup involving an 18-wheeler. The accident occurred around 5:45 a.m. on I-10 East just past the Highland Road exit 166. Several people sustained injuries.

According to Louisiana State Police spokesperson Taylor Scrantz, seven vehicles were involved in the crash. An 18-wheeler was also involved and crushed another vehicle. However, only minor injuries were reported in the incident.

At this time, the Louisiana State Police are still investigating the cause of the accident. Investigators reopened the interstate around 10:00 a.m. Wednesday morning after they cleared the wreckage.

Sources: The Advocate, WBRZ

Contact an Experienced Louisiana Car Accident Attorney

Unfortunately, auto accidents like this happen far too often in Louisiana. Police must investigate these crashes thoroughly to determine the cause and hold those responsible accountable.

At The Johns Law Firm, we understand how devastating these accidents are for the families and friends of the victims. 

If you sustain injuries or lose a loved one in an accident, please contact one of our Louisiana car accident attorneys or call us at 866-762-0302 to set up a free consultation. We will fight to get you the compensation you deserve.

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