Vehicle Crash on I-49

Wednesday morning 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 I-49 (northbound) near milepost #135

near Natchitoches 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.