POSTED: Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 12:48pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 2:46pm
BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — One person was seriously injured in a crash on I-12 this afternoon. Police are still on scene working to clear the wreckage.
The crash happened near the Airline exit in the westbound lane shortly before 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 2. Officials say a dump truck hit a Toyota Camry causing it to lose control. The Camry was then hit by an 18-wheeler, which pushed it into a concrete median.
We're told the dump truck did not stop.
EMS was called to the scene and transported one patient with life threatening injuries. The driver of the 18-wheeler was uninjured.
Police are asking for the public's help in this investigation. They ask for anyone who witnessed the crash to call the Traffic Homicide Unit at (225) 389-7819.
We will continue to update this story with new information as it becomes available.
Click here  to view photos of the crash.