News agencies in Louisiana reported that a wreck involving multiple 18-wheelers shut down the Bonne Carre Spillway for about five hours Tuesday, June 22, 2021.
The accident involved two 18-wheelers were and Louisiana State Police reported roughly 50-60 gallons of diesel were spilled.
I-10 East of the Bonnet Carre Spillway is closed due to accident at MM 214. Use Airline. Commuters are stuck in a two mile backup. pic.twitter.com/YPdamSanus— KColeman (@KColemanFox8) June 22, 2021
During the long wait for the wrecks to be cleared, one man was spotted making the best out of a bad situation by trying his luck fishing on the bridge over the lake:
The accident was cleared around 2:30 p.m. and all lanes were reopened.