Traffic heading north on East Bert Kouns at the railroad tracks between the Automall and LA Hwy. 3132 was detoured for several hours Wednesday after a truck carrying liquid nitrogen was hit and knocked over.
There were some tense moments at a south Shreveport paint store when a car crashed through the front of the building. An 85-year-old woman said she accidentally hit the accelerator instead of the brake, and drove her Cadillac through the front window of the Sherwin-Williams Paint store in the 300 block of Bert Kouns. There were two other passengers in the car at the time. No on in the car or in the store was injured.
The driver of this 18-wheeler suffered minor injuries Wednesday afternoon when his tractor-trailer was hit by a gust of wind, blowing it off the road and onto its side. It happened on Hwy. 175 just west of Hwy. 1. The trailer was empty when it crashed. The driver went to Willis-Knighton Pierremont for treatment. One lane of the road was blocked for a short time while a heavy tow truck cleared the scene.
The Bayou Jeepers Jeep Club is holding their first ever "Crawlin' for Camouflage" Poker Run to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. It begins at 8 a.m. on Saturday, November 5 at Veterans Memorial Park on Clyde Fant Parkway.
Lakeview United Methodist Church in Shreveport is offering a Driver's Safety Course. This four-hour course will often result in a lowering of your automobile insurance rate. Cost is $12 for AARP members and for Non-AARP members it is $14. Class will be held Oct. 25 from 1-5 p.m. The church is located at 5550 S. Lakeshore Drive. Registration is required. Please contact 318-635-5617 to register or for more information.