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18-Wheeler Collides with Multiple Vehicles on I-10 in Louisiana, Tragically Killing Gonzales Woman


The driver of an 18-wheeler has been arrested, following a horrific crash on Interstate-10 in Louisiana that left one person dead and multiple others injured.

18-Wheeler Failed to Stop for Stalled Traffic

Emergency crews responded to the accident scene in Ascension Parish on Wednesday, November 7th, shortly before 9:00 p.m.

According to the Louisiana State Police, traffic in the eastbound lanes of I-10 had stalled near the LA 73 exit due to an earlier collision.

The approaching 18-wheeler failed to stop, triggering a chain-reaction crash that involved 11 other vehicles.

Woman Died at Scene, 18 Others Injured, Some Critically

A 46-year-old Gonzales woman tragically died at the scene after suffering fatal injuries.

At least 18 others were hurt, including 3 or 4 with critical injuries.

Louisiana State Troopers determined that the 18-wheeler driver was at fault, resulting in his arrest.

Truck Driver Charged with Negligent Homicide, Multiple Counts of Negligent Injury

John White, 56, of Ecru, Mississippi. is being held at the Ascension Parish jail on one count of negligent homicide, as well as 18 counts of negligent injury.

It’s not clear why White failed to stop his rig, although police do not believe that impairment was a factor.

White could face additional charges in the future, as the accident remains under investigation.

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