SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — A man is dead as a result of a wreck Thursday morning.
Just before 5:30 a.m., Shreveport police officers were called to the scene on North MarkeJ Street near the Burger King restaurant.
A pickup and a tractor-trailer rig collided, causing the truck to catch fire, authorities said.
The driver of the 18-wheeler was taken to a hospital for treatment, police said.
All lanes of traffic on North Market Street were closed until about 2 p.m.
Meantime, drivers were urged to avoid the area and find an alternate route.
The cause of the wreck remains under investigation.
This is a developing story. Stay with KSLA News 12 for updates.
1 FATALITY IN WRECK THIS MORNING18 WHEELER AND TRUCK COLLIDEDCAUSE OF ACCIDENT UNDER INVESTIGATION