Cow causes cars to crash on I-49


NPSO Deputies, Louisiana State Police, Natchitoches Regional Medical Center EMS, along with Natchitoches Parish Fire Districts #1 and #5 responded to a three-vehicle injury crash on Interstate-49 near Chopin Oct. 22 at 8:45 p.m.

Deputies say the primary cause of the crash is believed to be the result of a cow being in the roadway.

Three people were transported from the scene by EMS to Rapides Regional Medical Center with moderate non-life threatening injuries.

Initial reports were two-vehicles involved but when deputies arrived on the scene, they learned three-vehicles were involved.

The deceased cow was removed from the roadway.

The crash is being investigated by Troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police, Troop-E Alexandria.

2 thoughts on “Cow causes cars to crash on I-49

  1. I have hit a cow before at high rate of speed and believe me,cows don’t give.
    I hope everyone is ok,but the good news is the owner of the cow will have to pay all damages.

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