Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies, Louisiana State Police, Natchitoches Parish Fire District #1, Natchitoches Regional Medical Center EMS and SWEPCO responded on Aug. 12 at 9:23 am to the scene of a single-vehicle crash on Hwy. 490 just west of Hwy. 1 at Chopin, according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies say the operator of the 2014 Chevrolet Malibu was traveling westbound on Hwy. 490 when he left the roadway on the right side, striking a utility pole.
Utility lines were down in the area.
The driver was treated at the scene for minor injuries by EMS.