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Power outages caused by accident involving electrical pole

4 years 1 month 4 weeks ago Friday, May 26 2017 May 26, 2017 May 26, 2017 8:07 PM May 26, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Hundreds of people were without power after a car crashed into a utility pole.

The crash happened around 7:45 p.m. on Florida Blvd. near Airline Hwy.

According to a BRPD spokesperson, one vehicle was involved in the crash, hitting a utility pole. The spokesperson said there were no major injuries in the crash, if any.

Around 8:00 p.m., about 900 Entergy customers are without power in the area surrounding the crash, according to a map of outages. That map can be seen here.

As of 9:30 p.m., just over 150 customers are still without power.

According to the DOTD, the exit ramp from Airline Hwy. to Florida Blvd. is closed.

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