NPSO: I-49 lanes reopen following early morning 18-wheeler crash

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Source: Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office

NATCHITOCHES, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – All I-49 northbound lanes are now open in Natchitoches parish following a wreck involving an 18-wheeler.

According to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office, just after 10 a.m. an 18-wheeler traveling on I-49 south of Cypress left the road on the right side, traveled down an embankment for several hundred yards, and then hit several trees in the woods.

Two people were taken to Natchitoches Regional Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries

Traffic was rerouted at the 119 Cloutierville-Derry Exit over to La. Hwy 1 North to La. Hwy 120 West at Cypress to I-49 northbound.

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