SABINE PARISH MAN AVOIDS SERIOUS INJURIES IN SINGLE-VEHICLE CRASH ON I-49 NEAR NATCHITOCHES
(Natchitoches)-A Sabine Parish man avoided serious injuries in a single-vehicle crash on I-49 near Natchitoches this morning according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office.
At approximately 7:00am, Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies, Louisiana State Police, Natchitoches Regional Medical Center EMS and Natchitoches Parish Fire Protection District #6 responded to a single-vehicle rollover crash with possible injuries on I-49 northbound at milepost #139 near Natchitoches.
911 callers also reported the vehicle smoking and possibly being on fire.
Units arrived on scene finding the sole-occupant of the vehicle suffering from minor non-life threatening injuries and no fire involved.
Deputies determined to the crash to be within the Natchitoches City Limits.
Natchitoches Police responded to investigate the crash.
Deputies say a 30-year-old Sabine Parish man operating a 2007 Chevrolet pickup truck was traveling northbound on I-49 near milepost #139 when for reasons under investigation left the road on the right side. This action caused the vehicle to strike a guard rail and overturn coming to a rest on it’s top.
The driver was transported from the scene by EMS to Natchitoches Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.
DOTD was notified about the damaged guard rail.
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