Car submerged in canal after driver veered off I-12 in Saturday's stormy weather; no one injured
BATON ROUGE - In Saturday afternoon's stormy weather, a car went off-road and crashed into a canal off I-12.
The Baton Rouge Police Department said the single-vehicle crash happened around 12:30 on I-12 West near Essen Lane.
Traffic camera footage shows the car sunken into a canal off the roadway, with headlights and windshield wipers still running. Around 1:10 p.m., officers said they were waiting on a wrecker to remove the vehicle from the water.
Authorities said the driver was not hurt in the crash. The exact cause of the accident was not immediately available.
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