DEVELOPING STORY: Dozens of cars and trucks were involved in fiery collisions on Interstate 55 in Louisiana. The crashes are blamed on what meteorologists are calling a “superfog.” At least two people are dead and more than 30 are injured. Both northbound and southbound lanes of the interstate are shutdown in St. John Parish, to the west of New Orleans. Fox 8 reports there are a total of 25 crashes in three different spots along the interstate. More than100 people were on foot and deputies had to run along the roadway to get to the crash sites.Watch videos of the crashes below and click here to sign up for Todd’s newsletter for conservative and Christian news.
A @FOX8NOLA viewer sends us video of what I-55 looks like this morning after multiple car wrecked killed two people.— Andrés Fuentes (@news_fuentes) October 23, 2023
Officials say there are about 25 crashes in the pileup on both north and southbound I-55.
The interstate is closed both ways at this time. pic.twitter.com/sD2qhepNlX
New video shows a mass of mangled and stalled vehicles on I-55 as authorities continue to respond to a massive pile-up in Manchac. Reports suggest close to 40 vehicles were involved.— WBRZ News (@WBRZ) October 23, 2023
Latest details on the crash here: https://t.co/fQf7CYMO2m pic.twitter.com/0CXZ90INvI