COVINGTON, La. (WGNO) — Traffic on I-12 East temporarily shut down after a crash involving several cars and a tractor-trailer, St. Tammany Parish officials said Friday morning.

According to a Facebook post by the St. Tammany Parish Fire District 13 just after 8 a.m., officials were on the scene of the incident. Details of how the crash happened were unavailable in the early reports of the investigation.

We’re told the crash involved a tractor-trailer and at least one vehicle that overturned. Officials say people were taken away in two ambulances and an AirMed helicopter but it was not disclosed how many were injured.

Shortly after 9:30 a.m., the fire department reported that all ambulances and fire officials had cleared the scene. State police and towing services remained active to remove the vehicles involved.

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