A Caddo Sheriff's Deputy is hurt in an accident on Bert Kouns in Southwest Shreveport.

Deputy Joseph Fourcade was headed to the area to help another deputy on a call just after 6 p.m. when he was involved in a crash with a tractor trailer in the 7200 block of Bert Kouns. Fourcade was traveling southbound and the driver of the tractor trailer was northbound. Both vehicles had a green light when the driver of the tractor trailer turned left onto Julie Frances and the patrol car made impact with the trailer's rear axle.

Fourcade was rushed to University Health for treatment of serious injuries. The driver of the tractor trailer was not injured.

The crash is under investigation by the Sheriff's Traffic Safety Unit and Patrol Division.