DWI driver caught after crashing into ditch

DWI driver caught after crashing into ditch

POSTED: Monday, January 28, 2013 - 2:00pm

UPDATED: Monday, January 28, 2013 - 2:04pm

A 29-year-old man was arrested for DWI after he allegedly wrecked his car in a ditch.

The Thibodaux Police Department reports that the incident occurred on Saturday, Jan. 26 at roughly 2:30 a.m. We’re told the suspect was found passed out in his vehicle, which was crashed in a ditch on Thompson Place near Jackson Street.

Investigators believe Carl Everett was driving drunk in the 100 block of Pecan Street when he hit a parked vehicle in a driveway. They believe he is also responsible for hitting a junction box before fleeing the scene. They say he crashed his vehicle again roughly one block away.

Officials say Everett was not injured in the crash. A blood alcohol test revealed Everett’s level at .229 percent.

Everett was arrested and charged with Hit-and-Run, DWI, and Careless Operation.

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