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Two sent to hospital after wreck on Hwy. 165

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A two-car accident on Highway 165 near Richwood has cause traffic to be detoured through a gas station parking lot.

According to state police, a vehicle heading south on Highway 165 was attempted to turn left on Dellwood, when it drove in front of an on coming car head north.

The wreck caused the northbound vehicle to catch on fire. Both drivers have been transported to St. Francis hospital with moderate injuries.

Along with extensive damage to both vehicles, a utility box on the side of the highway was knocked over.

Northbound traffic was still moving, but at a very slow pace through a gas station parking lot on Dellwood.

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