Thousands without power near Jefferson Highway
BATON ROUGE - More than 2,000 residents were left without power in Baton Rouge after an outage late Sunday night.
According to Entergy, about 2,090 of its customers are without power in the area of I-12, just west of Jefferson Highway. Witnesses say the outage occurred after a vehicle crash in the area.
TRAFFIC ALERT: Reports of Jefferson Hwy shut down in all lanes/both directions Bocage-Essen w/ two poles down in roadway. Exercise caution.— City of Baton Rouge (@TheCityofBR) November 6, 2017
Entergy says it is currently working to restore power to the area and expects to have it back by 11:30 p.m. Sunday.
Check back for updates.