A West Monroe man suffered minor injuries during a single-vehicle crash on Interstate-49 near Cloutierville on Monday afternoon, April 17, according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office.
At approximately 12:59 pm, NPSO Patrol Division deputies, State Police and Natchitoches Regional Medical Center EMS responded to 911 reports of a overturned single-vehicle crash on I-49 near the Cloutierville exit.
Deputies say James R. Fisher III, 47 of West Monroe, was operating a 2005 Dodge Caravan traveling northbound on I-49 just south of the Cloutierville when he apparently hydroplaned, lost control of the vehicle, left the roadway on the right side, and struck a culvert which caused the vehicle to overturn.
Fisher received minor injuries was treated at the scene by EMS and released without transport.
Deputies assisted with traffic while a towing service attempted to recover the vehicle.