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Traffic accident on LA Hwy 1, 4 seriously injured

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UPDATE: The intersection of Dixie-Blanchard Rd. and Hwy. 1 is now back open.

Caddo Parish, LA(KSLA)- Caddo Sheriff's units responded to the scene of a major 2-vehicle accident. It happened around 8:53 p.m. on LA Hwy 1, that's near Kyle Road by Doug's Paint and Body shop.

Police say a car was traveling northbound when the driver veered across the center line into the southbound lanes and struck a pick up truck with three teens inside. The driver of the car and the three teens suffered serious non-life threatening injuries and were all taken to the hospital for treatment.

Police are investigating the driver of the car for possible DUI.

And while Blanchard Police was assisting in directing traffic, a car struck a Blanchard Police unit causing minor damages. No one was injured, but Caddo Sheriff's Office is also investigating the driver of that car for possible DWI.

Traffic was heavily backed and traffic coming northbound from Hwy 173/Dixie Blanchard Road was diverted while crews worked on clearing up the debris.

Stay with KSLA News 12 and for more updates on this developing story.

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