SPD: 70 year old drives through intersection, crashes in ditch

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA)- A major one-car accident Wednesday afternoon in Shreveport is still under investigation by police at this hour.

It happened shortly after 1 p.m. at the intersection of Jewella Ave. and Mansfield Rd., in Shreveport.

Shreveport Police say that a 70-year-old woman driving was driving eastbound on Jewella Ave., when it appears that she drove right through the intersection and ended up in front end deep in a ditch.

The woman, according to police was taken to a local hospital with what is believed to be life threatening injuries.

Police are investigating the possibility that the woman may have had a medical condition.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation. Be sure to stay with KSLA News 12 and KSLA.com for the very latest details.