Westbound I-12 traffic near Robert backed up after accident

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Updated: Apr. 19, 2018 at 8:43 AM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - A serious accident that breifly shut down the westbound lanes on I-12 Thursday is still impacting morning traffic.

The accident happened on I-12 West at mile marker 49 near Robert. The accident has been cleared, but traffic is backed up three miles.

Commuters are urged to avoid the area and take Hwy 190 as an alternate route.

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