Truck collides with 18-wheeler in Shreveport

Friday, June 15, 2012 - 10:32am

Traffic is moving slowly on North Market Street in Shreveport after a pickup truck collided with an 18-wheeler shortly before 6:30 this morning.

Police say a teenager was driving the pickup when he crossed the center lane and crashed head-on into the big rig, which was carrying diesel fuel.

The pickup driver is being treated for unknown injuries at a local hospital. The 16-year-old was taken by ambulance to a local hospital with serious injuries.

Two lanes remain closed at the 5500 block of North Market as crews continue to clean up.


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