I-10, LA (KMSS) — The eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 near the Estherwood / Iota exits were closed following a head-on collision between two 18-wheelers shortly before 6:00 pm Wednesday evening.
Preliminary investigations revealed a semi traveling west on I-10 crossed the median and hit another 18-wheeler in the eastbound lanes. After impact, both vehicles caught fire with one coming to rest across the eastbound lanes of I-10 and the other off the right side of the roadway. The crash resulted in fatal injuries for both drivers.
This crash remains under investigation.