Jewella Avenue reopened after officer-involved wreck - KSLA News 12 Shreveport, Louisiana News Weather & Sports

Jewella Avenue reopened after officer-involved wreck


A section of Jewella Avenue has been reopened following a wreck involving a Shreveport police unit and another vehicle, and the search is on for the person riding the motorcycle that the officer was trying to pull over.

It happened around 12:15 a.m. at the bottom of the I20 off-ramp at Jewella Avenue.

Police say it happened as the officer was attempting to pull a motorcycle over, and ended up striking another vehicle.

The officer and four others were all taken to the hospital with injuries that are not considered to be life-threatening.

Police have not yet provided a description of the motorcycle, which did not stop.

Jewella was shut down in both directions underneath I20 as a result of the wreck.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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