UPDATE (7:00 PM): According to the West Monroe Police Department, the overturned 18-wheeler was carrying about 1,000 cases of motor oil, which spilled into the median.
A traffic nightmare is slowing the commute from work as vehicle continue to move at a snail’s pace in the east bound direction.
The wreck happened around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon near the Well Road exit on I-20.
The 18-wheeler overturned in the median.
Two minor injuries have been reported.
Parts of the interstate have been blocked throughout the afternoon as workers clean up the mess.
The exact cause of the crash is under investigation.