Accident closes westbound I-10 for 2 hours - FOX 8 WVUE New Orleans News, Weather, Sports

Accident closes westbound I-10 for 2 hours


A two-vehicle accident on westbound Interstate 10 at the Carrollton/Airline exit closed the interstate for about two hours Thursday, creating massive delays.

The accident happened at about 7 a.m. and involved a truck fire, which was quickly extinguished.

The interstate reopened at about 9 a.m., but traffic was still backed up for miles. Drivers were advised to use I-610 as an alternate route. 

Follow FOX 8:     

Copyright 2014 WVUE. All rights reserved.

  • Sign up for emails from FOX 8 Live

    Get news and forecasts from FOX 8 delivered to your inbox by signing up for the lists below.

    * denotes required fields

    Thank you for signing up! You will receive a confirmation email shortly.
Powered by WorldNow

Louisiana Media Company, LLC.
1025 S. Jefferson Davis Parkway
New Orleans, LA 70125

General Number: (504) 486-6161
News Tips: (504) 483-1503
News Room Fax: (504) 483-1543

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WVUE. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.
WVUE's Public Inspection File can now be accessed online. To access the online public inspection file click here: