UPDATE: All lanes are now open but congestion has reached two miles.

The construction crane fell on an SUV. One person was reportedly airlifted to a nearby hospital.

A second crane at the site is being used to remove the fallen crane.


Westbound lanes of I-10 are closed near Henderson after a construction crane collapsed across the roadway. Callers to KPEL say another vehicle then hit the crane. Back-ups extend for several miles on the westbound side of the Basin bridge.

Traffic cameras in the Henderson area show the westbound side of I-10 between Henderson and Breaux Bridge empty as crews work to clear the lanes.


Henderson Police first responded and now State Police is on the scene. Troop A in the Baton Rouge area has been notified of the crash.

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