18-wheeler overturns on Louisiana Highway 154
Roadway blocked for hours as crews cleaned up scene of wreck involving big rig hauling scrap metal
BOSSIER PARISH, La. (KSLA) — Part of a northwest Louisiana roadway was closed for up to five hours while crews cleaned up the site of an 18-wheeler accident, authorities say.
The wreck involving a big rig hauling scrap metal happened on Louisiana 154 near Louisiana Highway 157 north of the Bossier Parish community of Elm Grove.
It was reported about 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12.
First responders on the scene said the tractor-trailer rig overturned when the load’s weight shifted.
No one was injured.
The roadway was reopened about 9 p.m. Tuesday.
Crews are expected to return Wednesday morning to get the rest of debris out of the ditch along the roadside.
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