3 hurt, 1 seriously, in head-on crash in Shreveport

Published: Oct. 3, 2015 at 11:21 AM CDT|Updated: Oct. 17, 2015 at 11:24 AM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Shreveport police are investigating a wreck that sent 3 people to the hospital, including a man who was seriously injured.

It happened around 5:44 a.m. Saturday on Louisiana Highway 173 near North Lakeshore Drive.

A witness at the scene told KSLA News 12 that a Dodge Ram was traveling south on Highway 173 when a northbound vehicle swerved into oncoming traffic, striking the Ram head-on.

The driver of the car was taken to University Health in Shreveport for treatment of what authorities described as life-threatening injuries.

Two people in the Ram also were hurt; they were taken to an area hospital for treatment of injuries that did not appear to be life-threatening, a witness said.

No names have been released.

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