Earlier today, at approximately 3:13pm, Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies, Louisiana State Police, and Natchitoches Regional Medical Center EMS responded to a single-vehicle crash on La. Hwy 153 near Wooley’s Grocery in the Ashland area of Natchitoches Parish.
The driver and passenger of the 2002 Chevrolet pickup which left the roadway and became submerged in a creek received minor injuries.
Both occupants in the vehicle were able to break a window and exit the vehicle before it was completely submerged in the creek.
Both occupants told deputies the creek had alligators swimming in it.
Troopers assigned to LSP -E Alexandria investigated the crash.
NPSO Press Release 08-02-16