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Driver that caused flipped vehicle near Ryan Street exit cited with careless operation

Updated: Jul. 25, 2018 at 10:53 AM CDT
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LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The driver who caused the accident on I-210 east near the Ryan Street Exit has been cited for careless operation of a motor vehicle, according to Lt. Kevin Kirkum with Lake Charles Police.

A vehicle was traveling east on I-210 and attempting to get off the interstate at the Ryan Street Exit around 5:11 p.m. on July 24, says Kirkum. Traffic was backed up and the driver was unable to stop before striking a vehicle in the rear.

Kirkum says the struck vehicle flipped over and struck another vehicle in front of it. Flying debris hit a fourth vehicle in passing.

Two drivers were taken to a local hospital for minor injuries. Officer Kasie Landry handled the investigation.

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