Police: Drunk driver injures 5 teenage anglers
POINTE AUX CHENES, La. (AP) — Louisiana State Police say a drunk driver injured five teenage anglers.
Trooper Jesse LaGrange says the boys, aged 15, 16 and 17, were fishing near the shoulder of a long Terrebonne Parish road when a 2003 Ford F-150 hit them Friday evening.
He says in a news release that three were flown to New Orleans with moderate to severe injuries, and two had minor injuries.
LaGrange says a breath test showed 45-year-old Jan Breaux of Raceland had more than the legal limit of alcohol in her blood, and she was arrested on charges of vehicular negligent injuring, careless driving and third-offense DWI.
Vehicular injury refers to injuring someone by driving while impaired.
Online jail information shows bond was denied. It wasn't clear whether Breaux has an attorney.
Posted on Sun, April 1, 2018
by The Lafourche Gazette