One person seriously injured in boating accident on Cane River

Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies, NPSO Rescue Boat, Natchitoches Police Department, Natchitoches City Fire Department, Louisiana Department of Wildlfire and Fisheries Agents and Natchitoches Regional Medical Center EMS responded to a boating accident on Dec. 3 at 6:35 pm on Cane River near the 300 block of Shoreline Drive in Natchitoches according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office.
There were two occupants on the boat. One person has been transported to Natchitoches Regional Medical Center with serious injuries. The other occupant of the boat received minor injuries and was not transported by EMS.
The boating accident will be investigated by Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. All additional information will be released by LDWF.
A NPSO Rescue Boat that arrived on scene within minutes remains on scene. Cane River Waterway Commission has been notified of the accident.