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Driver flown by helicopter to hospital after wreck, cited for DUI

(Source: Bubba Kneipp/KSLA News 12) (Source: Bubba Kneipp/KSLA News 12)
CADDO PARISH, LA (KSLA) -

After a serious wreck and a helicopter ride to a Shreveport hospital, one man is facing DUI charges.

It happened around 10:30 p.m on Friday night on Highway 71 north of Highway 169. 

Caddo Parish Sheriff's Deputies received a call of a driver weaving in a white Chevrolet Caprice Classic. 

Deputies on the scene said that the driver crossed over the median, struck a guardrail went through a small ditch, hitting the embankment and rolled his vehicle on its top.

The driver was unresponsive on the scene, and crews had him airlifted to University Health. 

Luckily, he wasn't injured., according to Lt. Michael Gray with the Caddo Parish Sheriff's office. He was the only person in the vehicle.

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