ASCENSION PARISH, LA (WVUE) – Louisiana State Police troopers were dispatched to an overturned motor home on Interstate 10 on Monday.
The accident happened east of US 61 in Ascension Parish. Crash scene investigators said the motor home was westbound on Interstate 10 in the left lane when it blew out a tire and veered into the median, striking the cable barriers.
The vehicle overturned and slid on its side across both eastbound lanes.
The driver, 69-year-old Royce Denmon of Kilgore, Texas and his passenger sustained only minor injuries in the crash.
A witness to the crash, 30-year-old Jonathan Mendel of Metairie, was driving an 18-wheeler westbound on Interstate 10 and captured the entire crash with his dashboard camera. He was also able to pull his rig vehicle onto the shoulder and call 911.
State Police posted the following on its Facebook page:
Interstate traffic was delayed for less than two hours as a result of the crash.