LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The Lake Charles Police Department is asking drivers to avoid US 171 north of US 90 for the next three hours because of downed power lines.
They are also asking drivers to avoid Broad Street and US 90 due to more downed power lines.
Louisiana State Police is assisting LCPD.
Sgt. James Anderson with LSP said that an 18-wheeler brought down the power lines.