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Crash involving BRPD unit snarls Perkins Rd. traffic Friday

4 months 5 days 19 hours ago Friday, July 13 2018 Jul 13, 2018 July 13, 2018 1:22 PM July 13, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE – A significant crash caused heavy delays around Perkins and Acadian Friday afternoon.

A crash was reported near the intersection just after lunch. Photos from the scene show that a Baton Rouge Police vehicle was involved in a collision with at least two other vehicles. Police say the officer involved was responding to a reported armed robbery at the time.

There is currently no word on injuries.

Congestion was heavy in both directions of Perkins Road and had also caused traffic on the Perkins Road off-ramp from I-10 E.

There was congestion reported on Acadian between Perkins and I-10.

Click HERE for a live traffic congestion map from WBRZ.

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