Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s deputies, La. State Police, Natchitoches Regional Medical Center EMS and La. DOTD are on the scene of a single vehicle crash with injuries on I-49 near milepost 127 south of Cypress. The two occupants are being transported by EMS with what is believed to be non-life threatening injuries.
NPSO deputies warn motorists that the removal process to extract the 18-wheeler from the woods will be lengthy and urge motorists to use caution when travelling the area.
More details will be released as they become available.
(CYPRESS) I-49 northbound lanes closed near milepost# 127 due to eighteen wheeler crash.
The alternate route:
Traffic is being rerouted at the 119 Cloutierville-Derry Exit over to La. Hwy 1 North to La. Hwy 120 West at Cypress to I-49 northbound.
Traffic is expected to be rerouted for approximately 4-6 hours while crews remove the truck involved in this mornings crash.
Two people were injured and transported to Natchitoches Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.
La. DOTD and Louisiana State Police remain on scene