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South I-49 reopens following major vehicle crash

Posted at 3:28 PM, May 18, 2023
and last updated 2023-05-18 23:42:09-04

UPDATE - The southbound lane has reopened following a major crash on I-49 in Carencro.

A truck was traveling southbound on I-49 at exit 4 when it struck a tractor cutting grass in the median, according to a spokesperson for Carencro Police Department.

On person was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. The driver of the truck sustained minor injuries.

This is a developing story. As more information becomes available, it will be posted here.