NEW ORLEANS, La. – (6/28/19) Authorities report an accident involving a stolen car is the cause for traffic back-up on I-10 Westbound near New Orleans which resulted in a fire.
The man pictured is 27-year-old Antoine Reid.
Officials say Reid was traveling westbound on the I-10 Bonnet Carre Spillway Bridge in a stolen car.
Police say Reid abandoned the car in the began walking down I-10.
Another motorist rear-ended the vehicle and suffered minor injuries.
The crash caused a fire and a road closure, affecting numerous morning commuters.
After the crash Troop B Troopers located and arrested Reid on I-10.
He was booked into the St. Charles Parish Correctional Center for Possession of Stolen Property, Obstruction of a Roadway, No Driver’s License, Careless Operation, and several outstanding warrants.