Posted: Oct 16, 2013 3:34 PM by Ian Auzenne
Updated: Oct 16, 2013 3:38 PM
The left lane of I-10 East near Iowa remains closed at this hour following this morning's 18-wheeler crash.
The accident took place around 5 a. m. near the intersection of US 165 and I-10. State police say an 18-wheeler driven by 27-year old Aldo Gonzalez rear-ended another rig. Gonzalez was hospitalized with moderate injuries. Gonzalez's passenger and the driver suffered minor injuries, while the driver of the other 18-wheeler was not hurt.
According to troopers, the highway's left lane is anticipated to reopen around 5 p. m. Crews are still working to clean diesel fuel that was spilled and removed the trucks from the roadway.