Truck crashes into pole, some Shreveport residents lose power

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - A man was taken into custody by Shreveport Police after his truck crashes into a utility pole early Thursday morning.

The accident happened on Youree Dr. near Albany Dr. around 1:30 a.m.

Shreveport Police say the driver of a pick up truck slammed into a utility pole, causing some homes to lose electricity.

Fortunately he was not hurt, but was taken into police custody for a D.U.I. test

AEP SWEPCO crews were called to the scene to repair the damaged utility pole. To check to see if there is a power outage in your area, click here...AEP SWEPCO Power Outage Map.