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Update: All eastbound lanes of I-20 are open

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Source: Ashley Head Dickens Source: Ashley Head Dickens

OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News) - UPDATE:  Louisiana State Police tell KNOE 8 News that all eastbound lanes of Interstate 20 near Rayville are reopened.  The wreckage of the 18-wheeler has been moved to the median, where it will be picked up on Thursday.

Background Story:

Louisiana State Police are on the scene of an overturned 18-wheeler on Interstate 20.

The accident happened at mile marker 129, which is just west of Rayville, in the eastbound lane. Traffic has begun to back up on Interstate 20 and both eastbound lanes are currently blocked (4:00 P.M. 1-8-14).

State Police are trying to clear the wreckage. Motorists can expect delays for at least the next few hours. State Police are not reporting any injuries. Stay with KNOE and KNOE.COM for updates.


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