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Officials respond to motorcycle wreck on Plank; driver lands in ravine

Source: Central Fire Department Source: Central Fire Department
Source: Central Fire Department Source: Central Fire Department
Source: Central Fire Department Source: Central Fire Department
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

The Baton Rouge Police Department is responding to a wreck involving a motorcycle on Plank Rd.

The incident occurred around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday night in the 9600 block of Plank Rd. Officials say the motorcycle left the road and possibly landed in a large ditch off a bridge. The driver is being transported to a local hospital.

The Central Fire Department was also called out to assist with the wreck. Officials say firefighters had to use a stokes basket in order to safely get the victim out of the ravine and into the waiting ambulance. Brownsfield Fire Department also sent a truck to assist.

BRPD officials say the injuries at this point appear to be non-life threatening.

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