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Police: Ouachita Parish crash seriously injures one

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A West Monroe woman is in the hospital after a crash.

Louisiana State Police are looking in a single-vehicle wreck on Louisiana Highway 838, west of Louisiana Highway 3033.

They said it happened shortly before 1:00 P.M. Saturday.

Investigators said 60-year-old Barbara Carpenter was driving east on State Highway 838 when she then traveled off the road and into a drainage ditch where she struck a concrete culvert.

Police said Carpenter was taken to the hospital suffering serious injuries.

Alcohol use is not suspected but police will take a toxicology sample.

The crash remains under investigation.

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