A Robeline man suffered non-life threatening injuries in a vehicle/animal crash on Hwy. 1 just north of Hwy. 120/494 near Cypress on Sept. 6 around 5:30 am, according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office.
NPSO Patrol Operations Bureau deputies, Louisiana State Police, and Natchitoches Regional Medical Center EMS responded to NATCOM 911 Center reports of a vehicle/cow crash on Hwy. 1 near Cypress with possible injuries. Units arrived on the scene finding the driver of the vehicle suffering from non-life threatening minor injuries.
Deputies say a 2012 Nissan Altima operated by a 58-year-old Robeline man was traveling southbound on Hwy. 1 just north of Cypress when he struck a black cow standing in his travel lane. The driver was transported from the scene by EMS to Natchitoches Regional Medical Center treated and released.
Deputies say the driver was traveling to work at the time of the crash.
Troopers assigned to LSP Troop-E Alexandria investigated the crash. State Police are still attempting to identify the owner of the cow.
If you have any information contact LSP Troop-E Alexandria at 318-487-5911, the Natchitoches Parish Sheriffs Office at 352-6433 or the La Livestock Brand Commission. La DOTD responded to scene to remove the animal carcass.