Multiple injured following SporTran bus crash

Published: Aug. 3, 2022 at 11:36 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 3, 2022 at 12:10 PM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Several people are injured following a crash involving a SporTran bus on Wednesday morning.

Crews got the call just before 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 8 near the intersection of N. Market Street and Kansas City Avenue. That’s near Aero Drive.

According to Shreveport Fire Department Chief Clarence Reese, a pickup truck pulling a trailer was involved in addition to the bus.

The truck was headed north on N. Market Street and the bus was headed west on Kansas City Avenue when they collided.

A total of 10 people were sent to five Shreveport-Bossier City hospitals following the incident. Eight were passengers on the bus and two were from the pickup.

Reese added that none of the injuries are considered life-threatening. In total, six of SFD’s 11 medic units assisted with this incident.

The crash remains under investigation.

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

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