All lanes reopened on I-10 over the Bonnet Carre Spillway - FOX 8 WVUE New Orleans News, Weather, Sports, Social

All lanes reopened on I-10 over the Bonnet Carre Spillway

Interstate 10 eastbound was closed due to traffic accident. Interstate 10 eastbound was closed due to traffic accident.

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) – I-10 east has reopened after an accident involving two vehicles and an overturned 18-wheeler closed a stretch of the Bonnet Carre Spillway early Saturday morning.

According to Louisiana State Police, the accident happened around 3:30 a.m. at mile marker 217 on the eastbound side of the Interstate. Traffic was diverted to Highway 51 for hours.

There is no information available regarding the number of passengers involved, however there are no reports of fatalities.

FOX 8 News will update this story as more information becomes available.

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