NPSO, LSP, EMS AND FIRE ENROUTE TO HAZ-MAT CRASH ON LA. HWY 9 NORTH OF CRESTON NEAR WEAVER CEMETARY

CRASH

At 10:25am, Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies, Louisiana State Police, Natchitoches Parish Fire Districts# 2, and #9, along with Natchitoches Haz-Mat, and Natchitoches Regional Medical Center EMS Paramedics are responding to reports of a two-vehicle crash involving an overturned eighteen wheeler transporting fuel and a passenger car on La. Hwy 9 north of Creston, La. near Weaver Cemetary Road.

Life Air and Pafford medical helicopters are responding to the scene.

If you are traveling through the area, do not approach the scene, and expect delays while law enforcement and first reponders work the crash.

Deputies are currently in the process of blocking La. Hwy 9 near La. Hwy 153, and La. Hwy 9 near La. Hwy 479.

La. DOTD has been notified.

Fuel is reportedly spilling from the eighteen wheeler.

Bienville Parish Sheriff’s Deputies are also assisting with traffic control.