Video: Huge vehicle fire I-310

Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 13, 2017 - 8:45 am
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Drivers are reporting a dramatic vehicle fire on the I-310 between the Mississippi River and Boutte in St. Charles Parish.  Officials say one of the vehicles is a fuel truck that flipped over in a crash.

Louisiana State Police say one person died and another was seriously injured.

Listener video from Annie Howat showed the aftermath of what some other drivers described as an explosion.

 

 

 

St. Charles Parish Public Information Officer Tristan Babin released a statement:

Parish officials are responding to an overturned fuel truck off of the Hwy 3127 exit in Luling. I-310 southbound and northbound of the Hale Boggs Bridge have been closed while officials respond. Residents are asked to monitor local media for more information as it becomes available.

 

Listen to callers describing the crash and fire...

 

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