Once the roadways were reopened, vehicles buzzed around Baton Rouge once again.
A vehicle flipped on I-10 just before the I-10/I-110 flipped on the icy roadway. (Source: 9Reports)
The ice, closures and crashes are causing traffic backups on the interstates in the area. (Source: Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development)
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