Car flipped, wedged between power pole and tree on E State St. - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Car flipped, wedged between power pole and tree on E State St.

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

According to a witness, a flipped car was wedged between and power pole and a tree on E State St.

The wreck happened Thursday afternoon around 3:40 p.m. near the original Raising Cane's location and caused a power outage. Emergency officials with the Baton Rouge Police and Fire Departments responded to the scene.

Two people sustained minor injuries as a result of this wreck, officials say. Only one was transported to a local hospital.

Fire officials say the power line the vehicle struck sparked briefly and caught fire, but is under control.

Entergy says about 2,000 people between Dalrymple Dr. and Washington St. were initially without power. As of around 8 p.m., power had been restored for most customers.

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