Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies, Louisiana State Police, Natchitoches Regional Medical Center EMS and Natchitoches Parish Fire Protection District #5 responded to a single-vehicle injury crash on July 5 around 9:16 am on I-49 (northbound) near milepost #135, according to Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies say the operator of a 2013 MIFU Transport Truck and his passenger were traveling northbound on I-49 near milepost #135 when for reasons still under investigation by LSP exited the road on the left side. The vehicle continued down an embankment striking a tree in the median area coming to a rest.
The passenger was transported from the scene by EMS to a regional trauma with non-life threatening injuries.
Troopers assigned to LSP Troop-E are investigating the crash.