>  Bicycle Accidents   >  Shreveport, LA – Cyclist Critically Injured In Crash With 18-Wheeler On I-20 At Pines Rd
Shreveport, LA - Cyclist Critically Injured In Crash With 18-Wheeler On I-20 At Pines Rd

Shreveport, LA – Cyclist Critically Injured In Crash With 18-Wheeler On I-20 At Pines Rd

Shreveport, LA (July 23, 2019) – A cyclist is in critical condition after being struck by a semi-truck on Interstate 20 at Pines Road in Shreveport. A man riding a bicycle was attempting to cross from north to south when he was struck by the commercial vehicle. The collision happened in the exit ramp near Shreveport Regional Airport at 6:40 p.m. on Monday, July 22nd

Reports from the Shreveport Police Department claim that numerous agencies were at the scene to aid those at the scene. 

The cyclist was taken to Ochsner LSU Health for treatment of life-threatening injuries. 

The crash resulted in the two eastbound lanes of the roadway being blocked at I-220 and LA-3132.

The driver of the 18-wheeler attempted to miss the cyclist, but reports indicate the accident was largely unavoidable. 

The cause of the crash is being investigated by local authorities.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

Louisiana Bicycle Accidents

Shreveport, LA - Cyclist Critically Injured In Crash With 18-Wheeler On I-20 At Pines RdAcross the U.S., Louisiana is ranked as one of the most dangerous states for cyclists, coming in at number two for the most cyclist fatalities.

When someone chooses to ride a bike on a roadway shared with larger motor vehicles, they are inherently in danger due to the large size of these vehicles and the lack of protection available to riders. 

Fisher Injury Lawyer’s team of Louisiana bicycle accident lawyers have recovered multi-million-dollar settlements for our clients, and we can help you.

Give us a call at 225-766-1234 if you have been injured by another motorist. 

Note: To write and construct these stories, we utilize a variety of sources including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accidents. As we are not present on the scene, these accounts may not reflect the reality of the situation or the injuries sustained. If you notice any discrepancies between our content and the accident, please inform our office as soon as possible and we will make the necessary corrections.

Disclaimer: Fisher Injury Lawyers is an involved member of our local community, and as such, our intent is always to improve the lives and safety of those in our community. These accidents are a devastating reality of life in our cities and across our state. Our hearts go out to all those affected by them. We hope that by casting a light on these accidents, we will encourage others to take more care in their daily lives to avoid accidents in the future. These posts are not a solicitation for business, and the information included in them should not be construed as legal or medical advice. If you’ve been involved in an accident, you should contact a qualified attorney to discuss the specifics of your case. We wish the best for all those affected by these accidents. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.