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Bulldozer falls off trailer and I-10 overpass, causing traffic backups in Baton Rouge

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Louisiana transportation officials are reporting traffic delays after a bulldozer came off of the truck that was transporting it and fell into a grassy area below the interstate.

The incident occurred Thursday afternoon on I-10 near Acadian.

Images captured at the scene show the bulldozer appears to have fallen off a truck and off the interstate overpass into a grassy area below.

There’s no word yet on whether anyone was hurt.

The cause of the incident remains under investigation.

Westbound I-10 has reopened but major traffic backups have been reported.

This is a developing story.

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