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Accident involving a Sportran bus sends 3 to the hospital

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 11:50am

Around 8:49 this morning, a Sportran bus and a pickup truck were headed south on Linwood Avenue at W 68th in Shreveport, when a freight liner pulled out in front of them. The bus and pickup truck were unable to stop in time, and ran into the freight liner, pushing it on to it's side.

There were an unknown number of passengers on the bus, 3 of them, including the driver of the bus were taken to the hospital with what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries.

Neither the driver of the freight truck or the people in the pickup truck were injured in the accident.

The driver of the freight liner truck was given a citation for careless driving.

Shreveport Police Department expect that Linwood Avenue at W. 68th will remain closed until about 11am.

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