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Car hits 2 children crossing busy intersection

Injured were a 12-year-old girl and a 10-year-old boy; and the girl also was struck by a second vehicle, authorities say
Shreveport police are investigating an accident in which two children ages 12 and 10 were...
Shreveport police are investigating an accident in which two children ages 12 and 10 were struck by a car while crossing at Hearne Avenue at Lakeshore Drive the evening of Nov. 26.(Source: Scott Pace/KSLA News 12)
Updated: Nov. 26, 2019 at 6:59 PM CST
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — A car hit two children at a busy Shreveport intersection.

It happened at 5:27 p.m. Tuesday at Lakeshore Drive at Hearne Avenue, Caddo 911 dispatch records show.

Injured were a 12-year-old girl and a 10-year-old boy, authorities say.

The youths were crossing at the intersection of the two 4-lane streets at the time.

The 12-year-old was struck by the car then another vehicle, authorities said.

The driver of the car that hit both children was detained while authorities investigated whether that person has a proper driver’s license, according to officers on the scene.

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