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Two charged citations for wreck that shut down I-10

Monday, August 27, 2012 - 11:00am

Baton Rouge Police have told NBC33 News that two people have been issued citations in the wreck the caused part of I-10 to be closed for a day.

That accident happened just before 4:00 a.m. on Wednesday morning.

Police say Delmar Fernandez, 25, hit an 18-wheeler, flipping his 2001 Honda Civic.

The rig was carrying almost 9,000 gallons of iso-butane.

Fernandez was charged with careless operation.

Seconds later, a separate 18-wheeler rear-ended the rig carrying the chemical. The driver of that vehicle, a Mississippi man, was charged with following too closely.

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