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Car submerged in canal after driver veered off I-12 in Saturday's stormy weather; no one injured

1 year 2 months 3 weeks ago Saturday, November 26 2022 Nov 26, 2022 November 26, 2022 1:14 PM November 26, 2022 in News
Source: WBRZ

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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