Minden Press-Herald

Oct 01st

A Wreck of a Weekend

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First responders remove the driver of a red Ford pick up truck, which was headed eastbound on I-20 Sunday afternoon when it reportedly crossed the median  struck a tree near mile marker 50. No other vehicles were involved. The driver of the vehicle was reportedly taken to a local hospital for possible injuries. Fire District 10, Minden Fire and Rescue, Webster Parish Sheriff’s Office and Louisiana State Police responded to the motor vehicle accident.

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Friday, emergency personnel check out a one-year-old child involved in an accident at the intersection of Pine and Goodwill streets. According to police reports, a 2001 Pontiac Grand Am, driven by Angela Coleman of Minden, was travelling east on Pine Street when she failed to notice a red traffic light. When she entered the intersection, her vehicle struck a 1996 Chevrolet pick-up truck driven by Kenneth Cosby, also of Minden. Coleman and the toddler were checked out for possible injuries. Cosby was uninjured.

IMG 0375Saturday night around 7 p.m. this big rig, hauling wood chips, laid over on Hwy. 531 at the intersection at U.S. Hwy. 80. It is unclear what caused the 18-wheeler to tip over. 






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