LSP: I-55 reopened following accident involving jackknifed 18-wh - FOX 8 WVUE New Orleans News, Weather, Sports, Social

LSP: I-55 reopened following accident involving jackknifed 18-wheeler

Source: WAFB Source: WAFB
Source: WAFB Source: WAFB
MANCHAC, LA (WVUE) -

Louisiana State Police say that Interstate 55 southbound has reopened following a traffic incident involving a jackknifed 18-wheeler. The incident occurred Wednesday evening near mile marker 13.2 which is just south of the Manchac exit. 

Police say that the incident has caused the closure of both southbound lanes resulting in motorists being diverted off of the interstate and onto Old Hwy 51.  

Investigators have not released any information on injuries in the incident. 

Copyright 2016 WVUE. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly