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I-10 West reopens before Henderson after crane falls onto roadway, vehicle

Posted at 8:17 AM, Sep 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-25 10:13:48-04

UPDATE: All lanes of I-10 West before Henderson are now open after a crane fell onto a vehicle. The scene has been cleared and traffic is moving again.

Congestion has reached two miles in length.


I-10 West is closed before LA 347 (Henderson) due to a crane falling onto the roadway

Louisiana State Police say that a crane has fallen across the westbound lanes of I-10 near mile marker 116.  One person was transported to the hospital with moderate injuries.

Troopers say that the incident involved a crane and an SUV. The person in the vehicle was transported to the hospital. First responders are working to clear the scene.

Photos of the scene show the vehicle struck by the falling crane.

I-10 West closed before Henderson due to crane falling onto roadway courtesy DOTD

(Video courtesy DOTD / WBRZ)

Congestion from the incident has reached approximately 2 miles in length.