Woman steals CATS shuttle, crashes on Airline Highway
BATON ROUGE - Officials say a CATS shuttle was stolen before it crashed and overturned multiple times on Airline Highway Thursday evening.
The crash was reported in the 4700 block of Airline Highway around 6:15 p.m. Thursday. Authorities say the driver and one other victim suffered non life-threatening injuries in the crash.
Police later announced a woman had stolen the city shuttle in the 5400 block of Airline Highway and struck multiple vehicles and a sign before flipping near Beechwood Drive.
Police say charges are pending upon the woman's release from the hospital.
CATS released the following statement after the crash:
A fixed route van was stolen this evening and involved in a crash on Airline Highway. No CATS passengers or operators were on board, thankfully. We are working with Baton Rouge Police Department to determine what happened.
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