Multiple dead, others injured after 18 wheelers collide on I-12 in Covington

UPDATE: State Police say a fourth person died in the crash. Click here for the latest.

COVINGTON, La. -- A fiery crash involving two 18-wheelers and other vehicles claimed three lives and left several others injured, according to State Police.

The crash happened on a bridge on I-12 East in Covington late Saturday afternoon.

Details are scarce, as the vehicles were still smoldering as of 6:45 p.m. Saturday.

I-12 was closed for much of Saturday evening.

Check back for updates on this developing story.