TRAFFIC ALERT: Man seriously injured after being trapped in truck

Updated: Apr. 14, 2017 at 6:15 AM CDT
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CADDO PARISH, LA (KSLA) - A man was taken to the hospital with serious injuries after he was trapped inside of a truck following a crash Friday morning.

The crash happened just after 4:30 a.m. near the intersection Hwy. 1 and Hwy. 169 in Caddo Parish.

Deputies say the white pickup truck was headed westbound on Hwy. 169 when it failed to yield to a southbound blue pickup truck. The vehicles hit almost head on, according to deputies on scene.

Deputies say the driver of the blue truck was taken to University Health with serious injuries after being extracted from the vehicle.

There was reportedly a passenger in the white truck who was not injured.

The driver of the white truck was also not injured but was taken into custody for possible DWI, according to deputies.

Southbound traffic on Hwy. 169 was down to one lane while crews worked to clear the crash.

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