Shreveport Police respond to a major morning accident

Published 05/15 2014 05:39AM

Updated 05/15 2014 07:52AM

A car hit a utility pole on the 5800 block of Bert Kouns.

The driver was traveling eastbound... thankfully he is uninjured.

The pole is now down...

SWEPCO is currently on the scene making repairs...

They tell us both lanes will be closed for several hours..

Traffic is being detoured to Pines Road and Dean Road.

We'll keep you posted on updates.. throughout the morning.

More than 2,500 people are without power due to the accident.

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