LSP, EMS respond to single-vehicle crash on Hwy. 485

(Powhatan)-A 58-year-old North Natchitoches Parish man suffered moderate injuries in a single-vehicle crash on Hwy. 485 near
Powhatan this evening according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriffs Office.
 
Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies, Louisiana State Police, and Natchitoches Regional Medical Center EMS responded to NATCOM 911 Center reports of a single-vehicle crash with what was believed to minor to moderate injuries on Jan. 17 around 6:35 pm on Hwy. 485 near Powhatan.
 
Deputies arrived on scene finding the operator suffering from non-life threatening injuries requesting EMS.
 
Deputies say the 2008 Ford pickup was traveling westbound on Hwy. 485 when exited the roadway on the right for reasons under investigation. The vehicle then continued off the roadway striking an embankment coming to a rest.
 
The injured driver was transported from the scene by EMS to Ochsner LSU Health, Shreveport for treatment of injuries.
 
Troopers assigned to LSP Troop-E Alexandria worked the crash.