A man fleeing law enforcement injured himself after jumping over a railing on the Intracoastal Bridge in Port Allen Wednesday night.
According to the West Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, the chase descended on LA 1 just before 7:00 p.m.
The man was reportedly fleeing law enforcement when he collided with his vehicle on the bridge and then jumped the railing in an attempt to escape.
Drivers on LA 1 took to social media to address the incident.
The suspect survived the fall and was taken to a local hospital with what appeared to be broken bones.
According to the sheriff’s office, deputies suspected the man could be an undocumented immigrant. He is expected to face criminal charges once he is discharged from hospital.
As new information becomes available, we will update this story.
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