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Lanes along I-220 reopened after corn dog spill

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SHREVPEORT, La. -

UPDATE: Lanes along I-220 are now open.

 


 

UPDATE: Crews are still on scene clearing the roadway after an 18-wheeler carrying corn dogs overturned.

A spokesman with the Shreveport police department says the section of I-220 that connects to LA 3132 will remain closed until 10 a.m. or later as a result.

We'll keep you up to date with the latest details as they become available.


A portion of I-220 is closed following an accident involving an 18-wheeler.

It happened at 3:40 Tuesday morning just north of I-20.

According to police the driver was heading west on I-220 when the 18-wheeler he was driving flipped over and hit a guard rail.

The truck was carrying a load of corn dogs which subsequently spilled over the roadway.

Officials Estimate 76,800 corn dogs were on the truck at time of crash, more than half are on the side of the road; approximately 75,000. 

Officials say the driver was heading to California.

No one was injured during the crash.

Officials have shut down the portion of I-220 that connects to LA 3132 while clean-up is underway.

The cause of the crash is being investigated.

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