NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Entergy is reporting that thousands of their customers in the West Bank are still without power after a car crashed into a substation Thursday night.
There are still around 4,641 people without power around Westwego, Marrero and Bridge City.
According to Nola.com | The Times-Picayune, The Jefferson Parish Public School System announced on Facebook that five schools were sending students home early due to the power outages.
Those schools were:
- Butler Elementary
- Thibodeaux Elementary
- Pitre Elementary
- Worley Middle
- Patrick F. Taylor Academy.
Entergy crews are working to restore power, according to the company's website.
View the company's power outage map here.