Truck takes a bath

Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the scene of a single-vehicle crash on Interstate-49 near milepost #147 (southbound) south of the Powhatan exit according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies say the operator of the vehicle, stated he was traveling southbound to Boyce when he apparently fell asleep exiting the road on the right side traveling down a slight embankment striking a road sign then coming to a rest in a ditch containing water.

There are no injuries.

If you are traveling through the area, drive carefully, pay attention to the road, avoid distractions and please move over while law enforcement and towing services work and clear the crash scene.