Motorcycle injured in two-vehicle crash on Hwy. 494

A motorcyclist suffered non-life injuries in a two-vehicle crash on July 7 around 6:04 pm, according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office.
Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies, Natchitoches Parish Fire District #1 First Responders and Natchitoches Regional Medical Center EMS responded to NATCOM 911 Center reports of a two-vehicle crash involving a pickup truck and a motorcyclist in the 2600 block of Hwy. 494 near Bermuda Road.
The motorcyclist was reportedly suffering from injuries and lying in the road.
Deputies arrived on scene finding the motorcyclist suffering from what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries.
Deputies say a 46-year-old Natchitoches man operating a 2017 Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling eastbound on Hwy. 494 when for reasons still under investigation drifted across the center-line striking a westbound 2022 Ford F-150 operated by a 63-year-old Coushatta man nearly head-on. This action caused to the motorcyclist wearing a helmet to be ejected from the motorcycle.
The motorcyclist was transported from the scene by EMS to Natchitoches Regional Medical Center for treatment of injuries.
Lt. M. Robertson worked the crash assisted by Deputies B. Turner and B. Powell.
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