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Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office Press Release


Title:  NPSO, ASHLAND POLICE, EMS AND FIRE RESPOND TO SINGLE-VEHICLE INJURY CRASH ON LA. HWY 153 NEAR ASHLAND
Date:  08/06/2017

(ASHLAND, LA)-A Grant Parish man suffered serious injuries in a single-vehicle crash on La. Hwy 153 near Ashland on Sunday afternoon according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office.

On Sunday afternoon August 6 at approximately 5:19pm, Deputies assigned to the NPSO Patrol Division, Ashland Police, Natchitoches Parish Fire District #8, Natchitoches Parish Fire District #9, Natchitoches Regional Medical Center EM...S and Life Air responded to 911 reports of a single-vehicle crash in the 1300 block of La. Hwy 153 near Ashland, La.

Deputies say the preliminary investigation revealed that 30-year-old David Lynn Fowler of Montgomery, La. operating a 2003 Chevrolet pickup truck was traveling southbound on La. Hwy 153 when for reasons unknown left the roadway on the right side; overcorrecting crossing over both the south and northbound lanes leaving the roadway on the left side striking several trees.

After impact a tree fell on the cab of the truck pinning Fowler inside.



Natchitoches Parish Fire District #9 used extrication equipment to jar open the door and free Fowler from the wreckage.

Fowler was treated at the scene by NRMC Paramedics and shortly thereafter airlifted to LSU University Health-Shreveport suffering from serious injuries.

The crash was investigated by Ashland Police.


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