BPSO Deputy struck by vehicle, Highway 80 closed, Bus routes delayed

BPSO Deputy struck by vehicle, Highway 80 closed, Bus routes delayed
Highway 80 in Haughton closed due to BPSO Deputy struck.

BOSSIER PARISH, LA (KSLA) -Highway 80 in Haughton is closed on the eastbound lanes, backing up traffic after a Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Deputy was struck by a vehicle on Thursday morning.

The accident took place in front of Platt Elementary School just before 7:00 a.m, according to Bossier Schools Twitter page.

All bus routes for Platt Elementary, Haughton Middle, Haughton High, T.L. Rodes Elementary and Princeton Elementary are affected at this time, and buses will be late.

Traffic is being re-routed.

According to the Bossier Sheriff’s Parish Office, the male victim, who was also a School Resource Officer for T.L. Rodes Elementary School, was directing traffic when he was struck.

The victim is in stable condition suffering a broken leg and head injuries. His identity has not yet been released.

The driver of the vehicle is being questioned, according to BSPO Public Information Officer, Lt. Bill Davis.

Stay tuned to KSLA News 12 as we bring you more details.

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