45°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
7 Day Forecast
Follow our weather team on social media

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

2 months 6 days 19 hours 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.

More News

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Radar
7 Days