Hit and run causes 18-wheeler to flip on I-10


POSTED: Monday, June 11, 2012 - 2:30pm

UPDATED: Monday, June 11, 2012 - 9:21pm

Baton Rouge Police are investigating a hit and run accident on I-10 Eastbound that shut down traffic for several hours.

Police say a small car cut off an 18-wheeler entering I-10 at the Louise Street on ramp.

The truck swerved to avoid hitting a parish dump truck.

The 18 wheeler overturned, spilling trash all over the roadway; it took cleanup crews more than three hours to clear the incident.

Both truck drivers are ok.

Police say they're looking for a late model white Pontiac four-door car with dark tinted windows.

If you know anything about this incident call Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867). You can also text your tip to CRIMES (274637). Include CS225 at the beginning of your message. 

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