A concerned citizen submitted the photos included with this story to the NPJ. The Natchitoches Police Department received a call reporting a one-vehicle accident at the intersection of Demeziere and Percy Aug. 16 at 12:!5 am. The driver was traveling at a high rate of speed when the car hit the curb, hit a tree and ended up on its side. There were no witnesses to the crash. The driver was unable to give a statement and police issued a citation for careless operation. The vehicle was towed and the driver was taken to the Natchitoches Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.