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Semi rollover causes traffic delays

An 18-wheeler rolled over shutting down one lane of traffic.
 (Art Nerio)
(Art Nerio)
Update at 7:15am:

Shreveport police tell NBC 6 News that the accident happened around 6:30am Thursday.

The 18-wheeler was coming off I-20, and heading onto Terry Bradshaw Passway.

As the semi was turning, the load (of potatoes) shifted causing the 18-wheeler to roll over.

Authorities say there was a female driver and male passenger.

The windshield of the semi had to be taken out so officers could get to the driver.

Both were sent to a local hospital to be checked out.

Traffic is still down to one lane.



Original Story:

An 18-wheeler rolled over on LA 3132 Thursday morning.

Shreveport Police confirm that it happened in the eastbound lanes of LA-3132 coming off I-20. 

NBC 6 News has a crew on-scene.

No word on injuries or if other vehicles are involved.

LA-3132 southbound is down to one lane, so authorities say to drive with caution.

This is a developing story, stay with NBC 6 News for the latest updates.


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