Crash on I-10 West involving honey bee trucks cleared

Crash on I-10 West involving honey bee trucks cleared

SLIDELL, LA (WVUE) - A series of accidents closed I-10 westbound at the Old Pearl River Bridge for several hours Wednesday.

The accident was cleared, and all lanes were opened before noon.

The accidents happened on I-10 West at Mile Marker 270. Two people were sent to area hospitals with injuries, according to the St. Tammany Fire Protection District #1.

State Police said those that were taken to the hospital did not have serious injuries.

State Police Trooper Dustin Dwight told NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune that a total of eight vehicles were involved in the accident on the bridge.

According to State Police, two 18-wheelers involved in the accident were hauling cargo of live honey bees.