One person arrested following high-speed chase on I-49
(video courtesy LJ from Beau Chene HighSchool )
State Police say that one person has been arrested after a high-speed pursuit on I-49 that took troopers through St. Landry and Lafayette Parish. Troopers say the pursuit began when the suspect fled the scene of a traffic stop.
A spokesperson says that the car was stopped by State Police on the Evangeline Thruway near Jefferson Street. Several photos from viewers showed a large police presence in the area of the Evangeline Thruway.
Scroll down for photos and video from the scene of the chase.
Evangeline Thruway at Third Street - (Courtesy of Jennifer Manuel Matt)
Evangeline Thurway at Jefferson Street - (photo courtesy of Aaron Staten)
We will have more information when it becomes available.