Fallen tree closes portion of Old Hammond Highway, rescue crews on scene

BATON ROUGE, La (LOCAL 33) - A portion of Old Hammond Highway is closed after a tree fell on two vehicles near Tara Boulevard.

Three people have be rescued from their vehicles with non-life threatening injuries. Many residents in the area area are currently without electricity to the damage. 

Crews are working to remove the tree and restore power at this time. 

Details are limited at this time. More information will be provided as it becomes available. 


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