Bossier Parish, LA (KMSS) — At 11:00 a.m. this morning, Troopers were called to a single vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 80 East of Louisiana Highway 164.
Upon investigation revealed that a 2006 Jeep Wrangler driven by Derek Thrasher, 25, of Sarepta, was backing along the shoulder of U.S. Highway 80 at a high speed when he lost control and entered the eastbound lane. The vehicle then rolled several times before stopping to a rest upside down.
Thrasher was not wearing his seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle, he suffered from serious injuries as a result of the crash and was taken to a local hospital in Shreveport.
Alcohol was not a factor in the crash, but the wreck is still under investigation.