St. Tammany deputy injured after car strikes tree

St. Tammany deputy injured after car strikes tree
(Source: Luke Burdsall)

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputy was injured Thursday when his car struck a tree.

The crash happened on Highway 190 near Fountainbleu State Park.

A spokesperson for the sheriff’s office said the deputy was responding to a call when he overcorrected his vehicle and struck a tree.

The deputy was taken to a hospital with moderate injuries. Louisiana State Police are investigating the crash.

The scene is clear and there are no roads blocked.

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