Accident on Highland Road causes small power outage

Monday, January 23, 2012 - 4:22pm

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — An accident on Highland Road near the Gardere intersection has traffic completely blocked off traffic and also caused a small power outage.

The incident happened sometime after 11:45 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 23. We’re told a white van went into a ditch and knocked down some power lines in the process. Entergy crews are on scene working to restore power.

The Baton Rouge Police Department is working the scene. The vehicle was removed around 3:45 p.m., but traffic is still blocked off at this time.

EMS says they did not transport anyone with injuries related to the accident.

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