Shreveport, LA(KSLA)- Traffic was backed up on I-20 and West Bertkouns Industrial Loop after reports of two separate crashes one involving a truck that overturned and two other two motorcycles.
It happened around 7:15 Saturday evening. The accidents were the result of a chain-reaction that started when a motorcycle driver rear-ended a pick up truck, that's when another motorcycle crashed into the back of first motorcycle.
Traffic slowed down as a result, which caused the second crash.
Police say a truck hauling 2 cars was trying to slow down in the midst of the traffic jam, that's when the driver lost control of his truck, went into the median and then overturned on its side.
The Shreveport Fire Department and Shreveport Police were both on the scene of the accidents. Two people were injured, but non sustained life threatening injuries.
Traffic was backed up for several miles while police worked on the accidents which caused major traffic delays.