A vehicle on the shoulder of the road on I-10E over Whiskey Bay was hit by an 18-wheeler, and the search is on for a person who reportedly fell into the water.

UPDATE: According to WAFB, a man who fell into the water after a crash on I-10E over Whiskey Bay has been found by a private fisherman and is being brought to seek medical attention along with two other people who were also involved in the accident.

A more recent post from WBRZ shows paramedics on the scene after the individual involved was found by a fisherman. See that Facebook post below.

We're still following along via the live Facebook stream from WAFB.

ORIGINAL STORY: Details are developing, but the search is on for someone who was in a vehicle that was hit and somehow ended up in the Atchafalaya because of the crash.

Photo via Mike Soileau
Photo via Mike Soileau

I-10 Eastbound is closed at mile marker 130 due to the crash.

People are backed up on the westbound side of Interstate Ten as they are looking to see what is unfolding as well.

We will continue to update this story as more details become available.

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