Traffic alert: Barksdale Blvd. reopened after head-on collision - KSLA News 12 Shreveport, Louisiana News Weather & Sports

Traffic alert: Barksdale Blvd. reopened after head-on collision

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BOSSIER CITY, LA (KSLA) -

The southbound lanes of Barksdale Boulevard have been reopened at the West Gate of Barksdale Air Force Base after a head-on collision there around midday Friday.

It happened just after Noon. Witnesses say a Toyota Tacoma pickup was northbound on Barksdale when it drifted into the oncoming lanes of traffic and hit a southbound Nissan Altima head-on.

Both drivers were taken to LSU Health in Shreveport by the Bossier City Fire Department with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.

Investigators say alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor in this wreck.

The southbound lanes were re-opened around 2:15 p.m.

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