Shreveport Police say a child from Turner Elementary/Middle School was hit and killed by a vehicle at the intersection of Pines Road and Greenwood Road.
Police say the accident happened about 4:00 pm. They say Shreveport EMS crews took the boy, believed to be between 12 and 15 years of age, to LSU Hospital where he later died. KSLA News 12 was told members of the Caddo Parish School Board had gone to the hospital. The accident was also mentioned during a Monday afternoon school board meeting.
According to police, the accident was unavoidable but the driver was give and drug and alcohol test.
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