Traffic diverted through Lake End Park after 18-wheeler runs off La. 70 curve

At 4:35 a.m. Tuesday, first responders received a call that an 18-wheeler had run off La. 70 at the curve by Lake End Park. There were no injuries in the crash, and the 18-wheeler was removed from a ditch, Morgan City Police Capt. Teddy Liner said. Traffic was reduced to one lane while responders removed the truck. Responders were working this morning to clean up diesel that spilled on the side of the highway. The driver, Alexander Blay of Lafayette, was cited for careless operation of a motor vehicle, Liner said. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Traffic on La. 70 was being diverted through Lake End Park this morning while first responders removed an 18-wheeler from the roadway.

Red Ribbon motorcade

The Morgan City Police Department’s D.A.R.E. vehicle, right, takes part in the Red Ribbon Week motorcade Saturday. Red Ribbon Week encourages youngsters to be drug-free. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

A motorcade was held Saturday to kick Red Ribbon Drug-Free Week in St. Mary Parish.


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