Two women suffered non-life threatening injuries in a head-on collision on La. Hwy 6 East near Natchitoches on Dec. 5, according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office.
At approximately 5:25am, Deputy Collin Crow assigned to the NPSO Patrol Division was patrolling on La. Hwy 6 East near Payne Sub-Division when he rolled up on a 2-vehicle head-on crash involving injuries.
The road was was reportedly blocked.
Additional NPSO units, Louisiana State Police and Natchitoches Regional Medical Center EMS responed to the scene.
According to LSP, a 2015 Kia passenger car operated by 22-year-old Lauren Buchner of St. Maurice, La. was traveling eastbound on La. Hwy 6 when for reasons under investigation apparently drifted across the centerline causing a westbound 2017 Chrysler 300 operated by 40-year-old Melissa McClaine Donaway of Campti to take evasive action.
These actions resulted in the Kia striking the Chrysler head-on near the centerline.
Both women were transported from the scene to Natchitoches Regional Medical Center with moderate non-life threatening injuries.
Chemical Test results are pending.
S/T D. Morvant assigned to LSP Troop-E Alexandria investigated the crash.