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Two die, one in serious condition and SPD officer injured in deadly I-49 crash

SHREVEPORT, La. - Two women are dead, a man is in serious condition and a Shreveport Police officer was injured in a fiery crash involving an SUV, pickup truck and a passenger car on Interstate-49 late Thursday night.

It happened around 11:30 p.m. Thursday when an SUV traveling in the wrong direction on Interstate-49 near the Kings Highway exit in Shreveport crashed into a Toyota pickup truck and a Dodge Dart.  

According to Shreveport Police, both women – driver and passenger – in the SUV died, the man driving the pickup truck was injured and a
Shreveport Police officer driving the Dodge was injured.

The police officer was treated for his injuries, but has since been released; the man remains in serious condition, but is stable; and the women have not been identified, pending notification of next of kin.


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