Several hurt after 6-car pileup in Shreveport

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) – A multi-car accident on a major Shreveport street sent several people to the hospital Monday afternoon.

The accident happened just after 4 PM at the intersection of E. 70th St. and University Dr. Police say there were six vehicles involved in the accident, and at one point over a dozen Shreveport Fire Department units were responding to the scene.

Traffic was effected on both 70th Street, and nearby Youree Dr.

Police say a woman driving east on 70th St. began having chest pains, began zig zaggin and eventually crossed over into the westbound lanes, hitting several other vehicles parked at a traffic light.

At least five people were injured in the accident, including some children. Most were taken to Willis-Knighton Pierremont Hospital, though one person was taken to LSU Hospital with a broken leg.

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