Car accident demolishes gas station, employee injured


By Daniel Jones, Editor, Sabine Index

On the evening of Jan. 6, a vehicle driven by a male left Hwy 171 in Sabine Parish and struck the Texaco located close to Pizza Hut leaving massive damage to the store and one employee, identified as Macala Henderson.

According to available information, the as-yet unidentified driver left the roadway with his vehicle crashing through the glass entrance of Texaco, continuing through the store and through a rear area where the drive-thru window was located.

Henderson was airlifted to Rapides Regional Medical Center and placed in ICU with numerous injuries. Another store employee escaped injury.