BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office was called to a reported vehicle accident around 3:40 a.m. on Wednesday, August 31.
Deputies arrived in the 10000 Highland Rd. and found that a vehicle struck a utility pole.
The driver of that vehicle was injured in this crash.
Emergency responders confirmed that one person was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.
Entergy was called to the scene to deal with damage to their electrical equipment.
“Roughly 100 customers remain without power,” according to Entergy.
Entergy said that crews are in the process of bringing back power to those customers.
The St. George Fire Department provided assistance until EMS and Entergy arrived at the scene.