Man struck by vehicle, pinned under car in Cedar Grove

Man struck by vehicle, pinned under car in Cedar Grove

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - A man is recovering at a Shreveport hospital after being pinned under a car on Friday evening.

Police got the call just after 6 p.m. at the intersection of St. Vincent Avenue and W. 84th Street. That's in Shreveport's Cedar Grove neighborhood.

According to Shreveport police Spokeswoman Cpl. Angie Willhite, 22-year-old Shaquory Young was traveling westbound in a Chevrolet car on 84th Street. She stopped at the stop sign and proceeded to the intersection.

18-year-old Andre George was traveling southbound on St. Vincent Avenue on a black dirt bike in black clothing and failed to stop at an intersection causing him to be struck by the car, and thrown off the bike.

That's when the car reportedly ran over him. The driver of the car told police she did not see him.

Willhite added that the bike was not street legal and had no working lights or reflectors.

Shreveport firefighters had to place special equipment under the car to raise it off the ground.

He sustained a major injury to one of his femurs. He was then sent to University Health for treatment.

Young voluntarily submitted to toxicology testing and the results showed no sign of impairment.

Police said they did not know if his injuries were considered life-threatening.

Investigators issued George citations for No Insurance, No Registration, and No Helmet. He remains hospitalized.

Initial information reported to KSLA News 12 said the driver of the dirt bike was a teenager. The story has been updated to reflect those changes.

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