SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — A motorcyclist was rushed to the hospital in life-threatening condition after an accident involving an SUV that overturned. He later died from his injuries.
The SUV driver was transported to the hospital for serious injuries but is expected to recover.
The wreck happened at 5:08 p.m. Tuesday, April 27 at Linwood Avenue at Browning Street in Shreveport, Caddo 911 dispatch records show.
That intersection was shut down as first responders tended to motorists involved in the crash.
Preliminary investigation shows the motorcycle was headed south on Linwood Avenue at a high rate of speed, and the SUV was traveling north attempting to take a left turn onto Browning Street. police captain on the scene. The motorcycle struck the SUV causing the SUV to roll.
At one point, there were eight Fire Department and five police units on the scene, dispatch records show.
Speed was cited as the primary cause of the accident.
This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.