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.