Downed transformer blocks Lake Charles intersection

A driver asleep at the wheel is blamed for a downed utility pole and transformer early this morning in Lake Charles.

The accident happened around 3:00am at the intersection of Enterprise Boulevard and 12th Street.

The driver left the scene of the accident, but was later found by LCPD.

She refused medical treatment.

A fluid is leaking from the transformer and drivers are asked to avoid the area.