During bumper-to-bumper traffic in Louisiana, a man decided to try his luck fishing from the bridge, video shows.
An accident involving multiple 18-wheelers shut down the spillway just before 9:30 a.m., resulting in 50-60 gallons of diesel spilled, according to Fox 8.
Only in Louisiana!
What do you do when you are stuck in stand-still traffic over the Spillway??
We hope he catches dinner! pic.twitter.com/cOV6FilNu8
— FOX 8 New Orleans (@FOX8NOLA) June 22, 2021
Many people were stuck in traffic for hours, as recovery efforts began around noon, Fox 8 reported.
The unidentified man, who was stuck on the bridge, decided to kill time by fishing. A woman who was stuck in the traffic said she and her daughter were waiting for more than two hours, causing her daughter to miss her flight to Disney. (RELATED: 5-Year-Old Boy Somehow Manages To Reel In Enormous 42-Pound Fish)
“10 year old missed her flight to Disney, 2 year old getting restless…please please hurry,” the woman told Fox 8.