SPD: 18-wheeler overturns on N. Market Street, drivers being diverted onto I-220E

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SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — Police are rerouting traffic in north Shreveport near Interstate 220 after a man was trapped inside of an overturned 18-wheeler on North Market Street Thursday night.

According to the Shreveport Police Department, the accident happened around 9:22 p.m. Officers say when they arrived at the scene, a man was trapped inside of an overturned 18-wheeler that was smoking.

The accident has shut down both northbound lanes and traffic is being diverted onto I-220 east. There are no reports of any serious injuries.

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