Truck crashes into Shreveport furniture store

Published: Apr. 4, 2016 at 8:48 PM CDT|Updated: Apr. 18, 2016 at 8:48 PM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Shreveport police are investigating after a driver crashed into a furniture store.

It happened around 3:30 p.m. Monday in the 1200 block of Murphy St. at Texas Ave. at the Sun Furniture City building.

According to police, when officers initially arrived on the scene, it was believed the driver of a 2002 Toyota pickup truck suffered from some type of medical issue causing the crash. However, police say after further evaluating the driver, they became suspicious that impairment may have been a contributing factor in the wreck.

Authorities say the driver, whose name has not been released, was taken to an area hospital for routine toxicology tests.

No injuries were reported.

The wreck remains under investigation.

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