Multiple hurt in hit-and-run wreck; driver in custody - KSLA News 12 Shreveport, Louisiana News Weather & Sports

Multiple hurt in hit-and-run wreck; driver in custody

Multiple people were hurt when this Mercury coupe was struck by a pickup that left the scene at Fairfield at Stoner avenues in Shreveport the evening of Oct. 12, police say. The truck and its driver were found. (Source: Bubba Kneipp/KSLA News 12) Multiple people were hurt when this Mercury coupe was struck by a pickup that left the scene at Fairfield at Stoner avenues in Shreveport the evening of Oct. 12, police say. The truck and its driver were found. (Source: Bubba Kneipp/KSLA News 12)
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

A motorist is in custody and multiple people are hurting following a hit-and-run wreck this evening.

Caddo 911 dispatch records show it happened at 7:38 p.m. at Fairfield at Stoner avenues.

A Mercury coupe was headed west at that intersection when it was struck by a Chevrolet pickup, according to Shreveport police.

The truck driver drove away but was found not too far from the accident site. He now is in custody and under suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or some other drug, police said.

Those who were hurt in the wreck have been taken to University Health in Shreveport for treatment. Some of them have serious injuries; authorities said none appeared to be life-threatening. 

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