Head-On Collision near Vowells Mill, Drivers Trapped

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NPSO Patrol deputies, La. State Police, NPSO Rescue, Natchitoches Parish Fire District #4 Rescue, Provencal Police and Natchitoches Regional Medical Center EMS responded to 911 reports of a head-on collision on La. Hwy 478 west of La. Hwy 117 near Vowells Mill Monday, Aug. 7 at 3 p.m.

La. State Police say Noah N. Taylor, 20, of Campti was operating a 2005 Toyota Camry traveling eastbound on La. Hwy 478 when he apparently crossed the centerline striking a 2006 Hyundai Tucson operated by Caleb D. Boyd, 26, of Natchitoches.

Both drivers were trapped and were extricated by members of Natchitoches Parish Fire District #4 Rescue.

Taylor was transported by EMS to Natchitoches Regional Medical Center with moderate, non-life threatening injuries.

Boyd was transported by EMS to Rapides Regional Medical Center with moderate, non-life threatening injuries.

Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash.

Troopers assigned to LSP Troop-E investigated the crash.