Car fire shuts down Whiskey Bay bridge

Car fire shuts down Whiskey Bay bridge

POSTED: Friday, October 1, 2010 - 4:19pm

UPDATED: Friday, October 1, 2010 - 5:46pm

WHISKEY BAY, La (WVLA)  A traffic accident involving four cars shut down the east bound lane of the Whiskey Bay bridge at mile marker 125. State Police began working the scene a little after 4 p.m. this afternoon. One vehicle caught on fire, and six patients were transported to area hospitals by Acadian Ambulance.

Five individuals were transported for minor injuries, and one was taken by helicopter and is listed as having moderate injuries. Ambulances and the State Police are still on the scene and traffic delays continue to back up.  

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