3-vehicle wreck sends 2 to hospital, shuts down bridge temporarily

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 - 12:28pm

The westbound span of the Shreveport-Barksdale Bridge closed for a few a short time this morning after a three vehicle wreck.

Two people were transported to local hospitals, including a man who was underbeath one of the vehicles involved. The man was in the process of hooking up a broken down car in the outside lane of traffic to a pickup truck.

During the process of hooking up the vehicles, a westbound car rear-ended the broken dow car, knocking it into the pickup.

The driver of the moving car was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries. The man under the car was taken to a Shreveport hospital in Shreveport with a broken leg.

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