According to West Monroe PD, Hydrick has posted the $800 bond and has been released.
They also said alcohol is not suspected to be a factor.
Hydrick was insured at the time of the wrecks and he will now be required to appear before a judge.
PREVIOUS STORY: The driver of the 18-wheeler has been identified as 25-year-old Charles Hydrick from Mississippi.
Monroe Police said the driver has a long history of commercial motor vehicle violations and illegal equipment charges.
Hydrick will be charged with one count of hit-and-run before Monroe Police will turn him over to West Monroe Police, where Hydrick is facing several hit-and-run charges.
Hydrick will be held in West Monroe.
Police are also investigating Hydrick for being under the influence of a substance.
Fortunately, there were no injuries or deaths in these wrecks.
PREVIOUS STORY: Traffic was tied up on Interstate 20 East bound through Monroe and West Monroe just before rush hour Thursday evening.
Police say it's all because of one 18-wheeler around the 4 o'clock hour.
Monroe Police say an 18-wheeler smashed into several cars on I-20 East bound in West Monroe and continued doing so into Monroe.
In the end, 4 or 5 cars were hit.
Monroe Police were able to corral the big rig off the interstate at Hall Street -- so authorities say the roads are safe again.
Traffic was backed up through West Monroe for a short while but traffic is now flowing again.
The suspect will be facing charges in Monroe and West Monroe.