Tanker truck flips over in Caddo Parish injuring driver

Man taken to University Health after flipping semi.

A tanker truck flips over in West Caddo Parish, leaving the driver trapped inside.

It happened just before 10 p.m. Sunday on Highway 169. Deputies believe the driver was attempting to make a left turn from S. Lakeshore Drive onto Highway 169, when his truck flipped over.

It took emergency crews about an hour to get the driver out of the cab. They say he was conscious and talking. The driver was airlifted to University Health. His identity is not being released at this time.

The tanker truck is owned by Pinnergy and was carrying salt water.  Highway 169 between S. Lakeshore Drive and I-20 is closed while deputies work to remove the truck off the roadway.


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