BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Amid Sunday (September 4) afternoon’s rainy weather, drivers in the capital area may encounter a few traffic jams due to crashes or road closures.

These incidents are listed below in order of occurrence, with the most recent situations listed first.

As you navigate today’s rain, stay updated on the latest weather conditions by watching the WVLA/WGMB weather forecast, or by following @BRProudNews on Twitter.


Location of Crash: Prescott Road (near E. Brookstown Drive and Saint Andrew Drive)

Time of Crash: 3:15 p.m.

Additional Notes: This is a hit and run in the roadway and authorities are responding to it.


Location of Crash: I-12 East at the Essen Exit

Time of Crash: 3:15 p.m.

Additional Notes: Traffic crash in road way, police are responding to the incident.


Location of Incident: I-10 East near the I-10/I-12 Split

Time of Incident: 2:30 p.m.

Additional Notes: Abandoned stalled vehicle in road, drivers should use caution. Police are addressing the situation.


Location of Crash: Plank Road at Beech Street and Lorraine Street

Time of Crash: 1:56 p.m.

Additional Notes: The crash is in the roadway and Baton Rouge Police are responding to the incident.


Location of Crash: Jefferson Highway and Corporate Boulevard

Time of Crash: 1:56 p.m.

Additional Notes: Baton Rouge Police are responding to the incident.