Posted: Jan 31, 2012 6:27 AM by Cecilia Stevenson
Updated: Jan 31, 2012 12:14 PM
Troop E is currently investigating a multiple vehicle crash in Vernon Parish at the intersection of LA 28 and LA 8, east of Leesville. One of the vehicles involved is a tanker truck carrying molten sulfur and one of the other vehicles is a log truck.
Both the eastbound and westbound lanes of travel are closed at this time. There is one confirmed fatality and at least one critical injury reported.
Haz-mat units from State Police and Fort Polk are enroute as a precaution.