Injuries Reported After Truck Crashes and Explodes in Southern Louisiana

At least two people were injured, including a Louisiana State Police trooper, after a tanker truck carrying hazardous materials “exploded” after a collision near Satsuma, Louisiana, local media reported.

Media reported that the truck left the road and collided with a police vehicle parked on the shoulder. The trooper in the police vehicle and the truck driver were hospitalized with “moderate” injuries.

Police said Interstate 12 was closed as a result of the incident. Credit: Christine Armentor via Storyful