2 injured in wreck involving ambulance; 1 taken into custody on scene

Truck’s driver will be charged with 1 count of DWI and 2 counts of vehicular negligent injury, police say
Officials respond to wreck involving ambulance at Shreve City Bridge.
Officials respond to wreck involving ambulance at Shreve City Bridge.(KSLA)
Published: Nov. 4, 2021 at 7:49 PM CDT|Updated: Nov. 4, 2021 at 8:22 PM CDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

BOSSIER CITY , La. (KSLA) — Two Balentine Ambulance Service crew members were hurt when their rig was involved in an accident with a pickup on the evening of Thursday, Nov. 4.

The ambulance was heading north on Arthur Ray Teague Parkway near the Shreveport-Barksdale Highway bridge when it T-boned the truck that was trying to cross the parkway to exit to Westgate, authorities say.

The impact caused the ambulance to roll. It came to rest on the driver’s side.

First responders respond to a wreck Nov. 4, 2021, involving an ambulance and a pickup on Arthur...
First responders respond to a wreck Nov. 4, 2021, involving an ambulance and a pickup on Arthur Ray Teague Parkway near the Shreveport-Barksdale Highway bridge.(KSLA)

The two crew members were the only people in the ambulance. They were taken to Ochsner LSU Health for treatment of minor injuries.

Bossier City police took the truck’s driver to the same Shreveport hospital. They said he will be charged with one count of DWI and two counts of vehicular negligent injury.

This is a developing story. Stay with KSLA News 12 for updates.

Copyright 2021 KSLA. All rights reserved.