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18-wheeler involved crash causes overnight power outage

1 year ago March 20, 2014 Mar 20, 2014 Thursday, March 20 2014 Thursday, March 20, 2014 8:05:38 AM EDT in News

BATON ROUGE - Utility crews are working to repair power lines in North Baton Rouge after a crash involving several vehicles Wednesday night.

According to Baton Rouge police, just before 11:30 pm a pick up truck hit an 18-wheeler in the right lane heading south at 1300 Plank Rd.  The impact forced the big rig into an Entergy pole, knocking it and power lines down.

The pick-up then hit two other vehciles in a nearby parking lot.

One person was taken to a local hospital with what's described as non life-threatening injuries.

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