TRAFFIC ADVISORY – crash on I-49 south of Cypress

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Crash on I-49 Monday, June 21, 2021 NPSO photo

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. ┬áThe 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.

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6/21/2021 3:25pm

ROAD CLOSURE

(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