Three injured in single-car crash - KSLA News 12 Shreveport, Louisiana News Weather & Sports

Three injured in single-car crash


Three people were injured after a car crashed into a tree in the Highland neighborhood Thursday morning.

It happened just after 1 a.m. in the 3200 block of Fairfield Avenue.

Shreveport police say a 1999 Mercedes Benz was speeding southbound on Fairfield and lost control crossing over the northbound lane. Witnesses say the car crashed into a tree in front of a home trapping three people inside of the car. Firefighters used the jaws of life to rescue the driver and two passengers.

Police say the driver suffered a severe neck fracture and head injury. One of the passengers suffered facial fractures and the other suffered a dislocated foot. All were taken to LSU Medical Center.

Crash investigators say their evidence does match with what witnesses said. Investigators say they will test the driver's blood alcohol level.

No names are being released at this time.

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