TRAFFIC ALERT: I-49 northbound in DeSoto Parish closed due to two-vehicle crash

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SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – I-49 North is back open in De Soto Parish after a crash involving a gas truck and pick-up truck late Thursday morning.

According to Louisiana State Police, Northbound traffic was diverted onto Exit 177 (Carmel / LA Hwy 509) to travel north to LA Hwy 1 for a few hours until the wreck could be cleared. The interstate was reopened around 3 p.m.

State police have not said whether there were any serious injuries or what the tanker truck was carrying.

Source: Louisiana State Police

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