Traffic Accident Involving 3 18-Wheelers Forces Deputies to Close Part of Highway 1
Caddo deputies are working this morning to clear the site of an accident involving three 18-wheelers in south Caddo Parish.
The northbound lane of Hwy 1 South in front of the Relay Station is being diverted to Hwy 175 and then onto I-49. The lane is expected to be closed for several hours.
Lt. James Bonnette said a southbound 18-wheeler turned in front of a northbound tanker truck carrying 6,450 gallons of liquid. The tank was punctured and all of the liquid was released onto the roadway. A third 18-wheeler that was in the parking lot was also hit.
Only minor injuries were reported. No evacuations are being called for.