Multiple injured following SporTran bus crash

The truck was headed north on N. Market Street and the bus was headed west on Kansas City...
The truck was headed north on N. Market Street and the bus was headed west on Kansas City Avenue then they collided.(KSLA)
Published: Aug. 3, 2022 at 11:36 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 3, 2022 at 12:10 PM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Several people are injured following a crash involving a SporTran bus on Wednesday morning.

Crews got the call just before 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 8 near the intersection of N. Market Street and Kansas City Avenue. That’s near Aero Drive.

According to Shreveport Fire Department Chief Clarence Reese, a pickup truck pulling a trailer was involved in addition to the bus.

The truck was headed north on N. Market Street and the bus was headed west on Kansas City Avenue when they collided.

A total of 10 people were sent to five Shreveport-Bossier City hospitals following the incident. Eight were passengers on the bus and two were from the pickup.

Reese added that none of the injuries are considered life-threatening. In total, six of SFD’s 11 medic units assisted with this incident.

The crash remains under investigation.

This is a developing story. Stay with KSLA News 12 for updates.

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