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Two Die Tragically in Livingston Parish 18-Wheeler Accident


A fiery 18-wheeler crash along Interstate 12 in Livingston Parish, Louisiana tragically killed two people last Friday afternoon.

18-Wheeler Caught Fire After Head-on Collision

The September 13th accident occurred shortly before 12:30 p.m., as a Kenworth 18-wheeler headed west on I-12 near the Livingston-Tangipahoa parish line.

For reasons that remain unclear, the truck hit a westbound Toyota Highlander, causing both vehicles to cross the center median. The 18-wheeler then collided head-on with an eastbound semi-truck and burst into flames, killing both truck drivers.

The driver of the Toyota suffered moderate injuries and received treatment at a local hospital. So far, authorities have not identified that individual or commented further on their condition.

No Median Barriers at Livingston Parish 18-Wheeler Accident Site

The Livingston 18-wheeler accident remains under investigation. Louisiana State Police are awaiting results of toxicology tests for all three drivers.

According to WVUE TV, there are no median barriers along I-12 in Livingston Parish.

“Cable fences to prevent vehicles from going all the way across the center of oncoming traffic when there’s an accident,” a Hammond resident said. “That might’ve saved a life.”

A spokesperson with the Louisiana Department of Transportation agreed they might have made a difference during last Friday’s horrific 18-wheeler crash, and said the Department planned to begin installing them in Livingston Parish later this year.

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