18-wheeler fire causes congestion on I-10 East near Breaux Bridge

Viewer Submitted Photo (Credit: Tandra Celestine)

An 18-wheeler fire caused traffic congestion early this afternoon on I-10 East near Breaux Bridge.

Louisiana State Police report that both lanes of I-10 East are now open. Troopers are also asking drivers to use caution.

Master Trooper Brooks David told KLFY that three cars caught fire on the back of a semi-trailer.

The fire has been extinguished and the truck has been cleared from the roadway.

DOTD reported that congestion lasted for over an hour and reached a maximum of three miles.

Viewer Photo Submitted by: Kelly-bobby Kidder Mayfield.
Viewer Photo Submitted by: Kelly-bobby Kidder Mayfield.

 

Photo credit: DOTD
Photo credit: DOTD

 

 

 

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