Man seriously hurt when car hits 4 vehicles; I-220E reopens - KSLA News 12 Shreveport, Louisiana News Weather & Sports

Man seriously hurt when car hits 4 vehicles; I-220E reopens

Authorities say this car struck 2 vehicles on Cross Lake Bridge then 2 more in the construction zone on eastbound I-220 before running off the roadway and into this culvert. (Source: Bubba Kneipp/KSLA News 12) Authorities say this car struck 2 vehicles on Cross Lake Bridge then 2 more in the construction zone on eastbound I-220 before running off the roadway and into this culvert. (Source: Bubba Kneipp/KSLA News 12)
(Source: LaDOTD traffic camera) (Source: LaDOTD traffic camera)
(Source: LaDOTD traffic camera) (Source: LaDOTD traffic camera)
Traffic congestion now is clearing up. (Source: LaDOTD traffic camera) Traffic congestion now is clearing up. (Source: LaDOTD traffic camera)
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

A motorist was seriously hurt in a wreck Tuesday afternoon that led to the brief closure of eastbound Interstate 220, causing traffic to back up in the construction zone.

The accident near I-220 at North Market Street in Shreveport was reported at 5:18 p.m., Caddo 911 dispatch records show.

Authorities believe the motorist had some sort of medical emergency.

His car struck two vehicles on Cross Lake Bridge then two more in the construction zone before leaving the road and hitting a culvert.

The man's injuries did not appear to be life-threatening, an officer on the scene said.

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