Man drives car into canal near LSU's campus, escapes without injury -- but not without a ticket _lowres

A man drove his car into a canal near LSU's campus on Tuesday afternoon. (Reader-submitted photo)

A man drove his car off West Lakeshore Drive and into a canal near LSU's campus on Tuesday afternoon, according to Baton Rouge police.

The man, who'll be issued a citation for failure to maintain control, was able to escape from his car without any injuries, Lt. Johnny Dunnam said.