Traffic Alert: LA-1 on-ramp blocked due to overturned vehicle

6 days ago WBRZ 0

WEST BATON ROUGE – On Friday morning from 6:30 a.m. until about 9 a.m. a truck that was carrying Styrofoam pellets overturned on I-10 (Eastbound) and blocked the entrance ramp in that area.

The accident occurred at the end of the LA 1 on ramp to I-10 (EB) at the LA-1/Port Allen/Plaquemine/Exit 153.

For about an hour, this part of I-10 E (the bridge) was temporarily closed as officials worked with a tow truck to clear the accident.

DPort Allen drivers headed into Baton Rouge had to use LA 1 North to cross over the Old Bridge.  

Officials say the accident did not result in any injuries and  was not a hazmat situation.

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