Riverboat casino pushed into Lake Charles bridge during storm

3 years 9 months 8 hours ago Thursday, August 27 2020 Aug 27, 2020 August 27, 2020 11:31 AM August 27, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ
Photo: Sondra Richard

LAKE CHARLES - Photos Thursday morning show a riverboat wedged beneath a bridge in the Lake Charles area after it was seemingly knocked loose by Hurricane Laura. 

The images showed the Isle of Capris Casino stuck under the bridge after Hurricane Laura rolled through southwest Louisiana early Thursday. State officials said later that afternoon the boat was being relocated, and drones are being used to inspect the bridge for damage.

State police told the Advocate the riverboat apparently broke free from its mooring line overnight. 

You can read the latest on Laura here

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