I-20 E back open after 2 major crashes in Shreveport

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SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – Two major wrecks shut down parts of Interstate 20 in Shreveport Thursday night.

The first happened just before 7 p.m. at Hearne Avenue (Exit 16A). That wreck has since been cleared and traffic is moving again. The second happened around 7 p.m. just past Jewella Avenue and forced the shutdown of the two eastbound lanes. Both wrecks have since been cleared and all lanes have are back open.

There are no confirmed details yet on how many vehicles were involved in each crash whether there were any serious injuries. According to emergency dispatch records. Shreveport police, fire, and EMS units are on both scenes, which

Traffic is backing up from both wrecks and drivers are urged to find an alternate route.

This is a developing story and will be updated as information becomes available.

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