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Loop 500 and Hwy 7 East has first accident after Loop Opens

Loop 500 opened its gates this morning and has already had an accident take place. According to Office Jake Gross at 10:02 am a 2008 Toyota van driven by Ronald Smith 69 of Many, La with 1 passenger, Susan Smith 58, failed to yield right of way and was struck in the passenger side by a 2005 Pontiac driven by Loretta Wheless 37 of Logansport, La at the intersection of Loop 500 and Hwy 7 east. Wheless was transported to the hospital by ACE EMS with minor injuries and has since been released.


You are reminded to please pay attention to all traffic signs and laws as some have changed due to the opening of the loop

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