Bicyclist hit by 18-wheeler on I20 in Shreveport, EB lanes shut down

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SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – A bicyclist was critically injured Monday evening after being hit by an 18-wheeler on I-20 East.

The accident happened around 6:40 P.M. on I-20 near Shreveport Regional Airport says Shreveport Officer Christina Curtis. Police say a man was riding a bicycle along I-20 East when he was hit by the 18-wheeler as he tried to cross the interstate at the Pines Road Exit.

The injured bicyclist has been taken to Ochsner LSU Health with life-threatening injuries.

According to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development’s twitter page, the right two eastbound lanes are blocked at the Interstate 220 and Louisiana Highway 3132 interchange to the accident.

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