Alexandria radio broadcasting tower down after police chase collision

Published: Jul. 20, 2021 at 5:16 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 20, 2021 at 5:54 PM CDT
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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - According to Alexandria Police, a car chase involving a stolen trailer ended with the driver colliding with a radio broadcasting tower on Tulane Ave around 10 AM, July 20.

The driver cut through a field and drove into a fence surrounding the tower, damaging the fence, utility building, and broadcasting tower. The tower fell into the nearby trees where it currently lays on the ground, along with its support wires.

Radio stations AM 1410 and FM 94.7 are currently off the air.

Cenla Broadcasting say they plan to have a temporary broadcasting tower in place by July 23.

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