Posted: Aug 9, 2012 3:15 PM by Ian Auzenne
Updated: Aug 9, 2012 3:15 PM
I-49 North between Sunset and Opelousas is blocked due to a jackknifed 18-wheeler. State police say the accident took place at mile marker 14. Traffic is being diverted at the Sunset/Grand Coteau exit (Exit 11) to the northbound service road. Drivers may reenter the highway at the Harry Guilbeau Road interchange (Exit 15). Southbound lanes are not affected. The Sunset and Grand Coteau Police Departments are assisting state troopers in diverting traffic.