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

Car hits 12-year-old girl and 10-year-old boy at busy Shreveport intersection

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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