On July 12, 2018, at 11:33 pm, a Shreveport Police detective was on his way home from a call out and traveling southbound on I-49. Just after the Kings Highway exit, two vehicles collided head-on throwing one of them into his path. The detective, who suffered a concussion, immediately radioed for assistance.
Arriving officers found a vehicle on fire on its side with a man trapped inside. The group of officers, including the detective injured in the crash, worked together to turn the vehicle over and rescue the driver.
Tragically, two others lost their lives in this accident. Our thoughts and prayers are with their families and the young man that was seriously injured.