Driver cited in 18-wheeler crash on I-10 at Hwy 165


CALCASIEU PARISH, LA (KPLC) –The driver of an 18-wheeler has been cited after investigators say he ran the vehicle off the road, striking trees along the highway.

Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to the crash at about 5 p.m. on Monday on Interstate 10 westbound at the Hwy 165 overpass.

The 18-wheeler was removed Tuesday morning, resulting in the temporary closure of one lane of Interstate 10 westbound at Hwy 165.

The driver of the vehicle was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries and cited for careless operation and improper equipment.

The crash remains under investigation by state police.

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